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Mars Opportunity rover 2003-19

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Sadly Mars Opportunity rover has "died". NASA declared it's mission has ended after being silent since 10th June 2018. 

The rover was launched on the 8th July 2003 and landed on the surface of Mars on the 25th January 2004
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3026722.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3427045.stm


The mission itself was planned to last only 92 days but infact last over 14 years. The rover travelled just over 28 miles on the surface of Mars.

From NASA on twitter

#ThanksOppy for being the little rover that could! A planned 90-day mission to explore Mars turned into 15 years of ground-breaking discoveries and record-breaking achievements. Here's a look:
https://twitter.com/i/moments/1095760482844184576

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