After 15 years, the mission of NASA's Rover Rover has ended, but its successes on Mars have earned it a place in the robot hall of fame. Here you need to know about NASA intrepid Martian overachiever:
1. The opportunity was a twin.
The Mars Exploration Rovers Mission included two identical, golf-cart-sizes, solar-powered rovers: spirit and opportunity. On January 4, 2004, the soul landed in the Gazeve Crater On January 24, 2004, on the occasion of PST (Jan. 25 EST) landed on the opposite side of Mars in Meridiani Planham. Both rovers were managed by NASA for Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
2. Opportunity and Spirit showed that Mars had wet and warm conditions in its ancient past that were potentially hospitable to life.
Six Things You Should Know About NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover Reviewed by Know It All on February 15, 2019 Rating: