Opportunity Is On The Move Again

NASA frees rover from Martian sand trap, MSNBC

"NASA's Opportunity rover has broken free from the Martian sand dune where it had been stuck for more than a month, the mission's top scientist announced Saturday. "We're out!" Cornell astronomer Steve Squyres, principal investigator for the Mars Exploration Rovers, reported in a mission update. Squyres said data from the previous day's activities at Meridiani Planum indicated that "all six wheels are on top of the soil."

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