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Opportunity Rover Imaged From ORBIT!!??
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Now THIS is just flat out cool. The new Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully imaged the golf cart sized Opportunity Rover on October 3rd as it sat perched on the rim of Victoria Crater. This is what MRO spied from 170 miles (275 kilometers) overhead -



Appearing almost as a shiny boulder, Opportunity’s lumpy outline and its camera mast shadow can easily be seen in this high-resolution image of Victoria Crater's edge. At half a mile wide (0.8 kilometers) and 200 feet (60 meters) deep, Victoria Crater is large enough to fit up to five football stadiums inside and is the biggest Martian crater to be visited by NASA’s red planet rovers.

Now THIS is one of those GOOD moments that NASA tends to have!

--SjN


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That is really amazing!

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