APOD celebrates Opportunity’s Decade on Mars

APOD Opportunity's decade on MarsTo the Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) : ” On January 25 (UT) 2004, the Opportunity rover fell to Mars, making today the 10th anniversary of its landing. “

” After more than 3,500 sols (Mars solar days) the golf cart-sized robot from Earth is still actively exploring the Red Planet, though its original mission plan was for three months.

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