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6 October 2009
Opportunity Knocks and A Meteorite Answers!
The Mars Rover Opportunity was designed to last 6 months. It’s still driving around Mars 5 years later! Both Spirit and the Opportunity Rover are still functioning, although Spirit is stuck right now in martian quicksand! In the last few weeks, Opportunity has spotted a couple of meteorites on Mars. Take a look at the pictures! This looks like an iron meteorite and seems to have the thumb prints that are common …