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This Amazing Last Panorama From NASA's Opportunity Rover Reveals Its Final Resting Place On Mars

News Summed Up 2019-03-13 05:30:00

NASA has released the final panorama taken by its Opportunity rover on Mars, a glorious last look at where the rover sent its last communication to Earth. "This final panorama embodies what made our Opportunity rover such a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery," said Opportunity project manager John Callas of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California in a statement. That was the day that Opportunity last contacted Earth before the dust storm rendered it inoperative. The rover’s absolute final images were two low-resolution shots of the Sun peering through the storm. And this final panorama, stitched together with its last breath, gives us a view of where the rover will now spend the rest of its days on the Red Planet.