Opportunity (rover)

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Opportunity
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Mission teepMars rover
OperatorNASA
COSPAR ID2003-032A
SATCAT no.27849Eedit this on Wikidata
WabsteixJPL's Mars Exploration Rover
Mission durationPlanned: 90 sols (92.5 days)
Current: 5760 sols (5918 days) syne laundin
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft teepRover
Dry mass185 kilograms (408 lb) (rover anly)
Stairt o mission
Launch dateNot recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).[1][2]
RocketDelta II 7925H-9.5[2][3][4]
Launch steidCape Canaveral SLC-17B
ContractorBoeing
End of mission
DeclaredNot recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).
Last contact10 Juin 2018
Mars rover
Landin dateJanuary 25, 2004,[1] 05:05 UTC SCET
MSD 46236 14:35 AMT
Landin steid1°56′46″S 354°28′24″E / 1.9462°S 354.4734°E / -1.9462; 354.4734 (Opportunity rover)[5]
Distance covered42.91 km (26.7 mi)[6] (as o 3 Julie 2016)
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The launch patch for Opportunity, featurin Duck Dodgers (Daffy Duck)  

Opportunity, an aa kent as MER-B (Mars Exploration Rover – B) or MER-1, is a robotic rover that wis active on Mars frae 2004 tae 2018.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nelson, Jon. "Mars Exploration Rover - Opportunity". NASA. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Launch Event Details – When did the Rovers Launch?". Retrieved April 25, 2009.
  3. "Mars Exploration Rover project, NASA/JPL document NSS ISDC 2001 27/05/2001" (PDF). p. 5. Retrieved April 28, 2009.
  4. McDowell, Jonathan (July 15, 2003). "Jonathan's Space Report No. 504". Jonathan's Space Report. Retrieved April 28, 2009.
  5. Staff. "Mapping the Mars Rovers' Landing Sites". Esri. Retrieved May 4, 2014.
  6. http://mars.nasa.gov/mer/mission/status_opportunityAll.html#sol4418