Opportunity (rover)

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Opportunity
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Mission type Mars rover
Operator NASA
COSPAR ID 2003-032A
Wabsteid JPL's Mars Exploration Rover
Mission duration Planned: 90 sols (92.5 days)
Current: 5097 sols (5237 days) syne laundin
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Rover
Dry mass 185 kilograms (408 lb) (rover anly)
Start o mission
Launch date Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000).[1][2]
Rocket Delta II 7925H-9.5[2][3][4]
Launch steid Cape Canaveral SLC-17B
Contractor Boeing
Mars rover
Landin date January 25, 2004,[1] 05:05 UTC SCET
MSD 46236 14:35 AMT
Landin steid 1°56′46″S 354°28′24″E / 1.9462°S 354.4734°E / -1.9462; 354.4734 (Opportunity rover)[5]
Distance covered 42.91 km (26.7 mi)[6] (as o 3 Julie 2016)

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The launch patch for Opportunity, featurin Duck Dodgers (Daffy Duck)


Mars Exploration Program
← Sojourner Curiosity

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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