NASA has announced the seven instruments which were chosen out of a pool of 58 proposals to be included on NASA’s next Mars rover.
NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity took this self portrait earlier this month. Today it celebrates 10 years of operation on the red planet, having arrived on the surface three weeks after the rover Spirit.
NASA has revealed that a rock the size of a “jelly-doughnut” has appeared next to the Opportunity rover on Mars. There are two theories for how it got there: