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Opportunity report, Sol 4481, by A.J.S. Rayl, The Planetary Society

September 5, 2016: Opportunity Gets in the Groove, Wraps Science Marathon Valley: Opportunity got in the groove at Endeavour Crater in August finishing the last of her science assignments in Marathon Valley, the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) team prepared for … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Southward the course

Sol 4485, September 5, 2016. After passing through Lews and Clark Gap, Opportunity drove 23 meters (75 feet) toward the southeast, across the sloping inner rim of Endeavour Crater. The image above (click to enlarge, 2.6 MB) shows the post-drive … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Gibraltar II panorama

Sol 4453, August 3, 2016. The rover’s Pancam has finally taken sufficient images to capture the north wall of Marathon Valley as the Gibraltar II panorama.┬áThe Gibraltar II target itself lies just left of center in the main outcrop. (The … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Rocks of Gibraltar II

Sol 4446-47, July 27-28, 2016. The rover’s Pancam is shooting a multi-color composite of an area on the north wall of Marathon Valley dubbed Gibraltar II. Below: the floor of Endeavour Crater, looking southeast about 10 in the morning; also … Continue reading

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