06.06.13 - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on Friday, June 7, to provide an update about the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
05.17.13 - NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York" with examination of a rock intensely altered by water.
05.16.13 - NASA's Mars rover Opportunity now holds the record for farthest driving by a NASA vehicle on a world away from Earth, passing a mark set by an Apollo astronaut-driven rover.
04.29.13 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has exited a standby mode and is now executing a sequence of commands sent by the rover team.
01.22.13 - Though NASA's newer Mars rover has been capturing more attention recently, durable Opportunity remains hard at work after nine years of roving on the Red Planet.
12.04.12 - The latest work assignment for NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity is a further examination of an area where the robot just completed a walkabout.
11.27.12 - A regional dust storm on Mars, tracked from orbit since Nov. 10, appears to be abating rather than going global.
11.21.12 - A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars.
09.28.12 - The mission team for NASA's long-lived Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity will be awarded the Haley Space Flight Award.
09.14.12 - NASA's long-lived rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers.
09.07.12 - The mission team for NASA's long-lived Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity will be awarded the Haley Space Flight Award.
07.05.12 - A 360-degree view combining 817 separate images displays features that surrounded NASA's Mars rover Opportunity during a four-month winter work campaign.
05.22.12 - Late-afternoon shadows add punch to a false-color vista of Endeavour Crater on Mars from NASA's Opportunity rover.
05.09.12 - With its daily supply of solar energy increasing, Opportunity has driven off the sunward-tilted outcrop where it spent its fifth Martian winter.
05.03.11 - A crater NASA's Mars rover Opportunity drove for years to reach is paying off with evidence about wet environments older than any recorded at sites the rover has seen before.
01.24.12 - On the eighth anniversary of starting to explore Mars, NASA's rover Opportunity remains busy with new investigations.
01.05.12 - Researchers plan to keep NASA's Opportunity rover busy through Martian winter at a sun-facing site, "Greeley Haven," where a study of the planet's core has begun.
12.08.11 - Autonomous Exploration for Gathering Increased Science (AEGIS), novel autonomy software that has been operating on the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity since December 2009, is NASA's 2011 Software of the Year recipient.
12.07.11 - NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has found bright veins of a mineral, apparently gypsum, deposited by water.
10.10.11 - A sequence of images, each taken at the end of a Martian day's drive, and a soundtrack from rover accelerometer data make a unique audio-visual record of a trek on Mars.