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Nasa Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

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Mars from Opportunity rover

This natural color view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows "Lunokhod 2 Crater," which lies south of Solander Point on the west rim of Endeavour Crater.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State University

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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