What is the Mars Exploration Rover mission spirit and opportunity?
What can we learn from opportunity and spirit?
- The story of Opportunity and Spirit is not over. Their lessons live on in current and future Mars missions. The success of the Mars Exploration Rovers helped drive the growth of NASA's Mars program, building support for orbiters and new kinds of rovers.
What do you know about the Opportunity rover?
- After 15 years, the mission of NASA's Opportunity rover has come to an end, but its successes on Mars have earned it a spot in the robot hall of fame. Here's what you need to know about our intrepid Martian overachiever: 1. Opportunity was a twin.
How did the opportunity and Spirit rovers get their names?
- In recognition of the vast amount of scientific information amassed by both rovers, two asteroids have been named in their honor: 37452 Spirit and 39382 Opportunity. The mission is managed for NASA by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which designed, built, and is operating the rovers.
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