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Dusty Rover Selfie

These two self-portraits show dust settling on the rover solar panels in January 2014 (left) and wiped clean by wind in late March 2014 (right). More dust equals less sun and reduced power for operations, so we like to see clean panels!

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read the article 'NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover Finishes Marathon, Clocks in at Just Over 11 Years'
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity completed its first Mars marathon Tuesday -- 26.219 miles (42.195 kilometers) - with a finish time of roughly 11 years and two months.
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read the article '11 Years and Counting: Opportunity on Mars'
View the many unique areas that the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity traveled during its 11 year historic journey.
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read the article 'Opportunity's Long Tracks on Crater Rim'
Overhead and on-the-ground views of the 25-mile journey NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has made since landing in 2004.
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read the article 'Opportunity: 10 Years on Mars - Operating a Rover'
See how Mars Exploration Rover team members take on the demands of driving a rover millions of miles away from Earth.
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read the article 'Opportunity: 10 Years on Mars - Science'
Find out how the Mars Exploration Rover team traversed the Red Planet, examined the diverse environment and transformed our understanding of Mars.
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read the article '10 Years on Mars: How Spirit & Opportunity Affected Our Lives'
Some of the team members from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover project were still in college -- or even high school -- when the rovers landed in 2004. Hear their stories of becoming part of this remarkably long-lived and successful mission.
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read the article 'Opportunity on Mars: Eight years and counting'
NASA's Opportunity rover celebrates 8th anniversary on Mars.
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read the article 'Rovers Eye View of Three-Year Trek on Mars'
During the three-year trek of NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity from Victoria crater to Endeavour crater, rover planners captured a horizon photograph at the end of each drive. 309 images taken during the 13-mile journey appear in this video.
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