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15 years of stunning Mars panoramas from NASA’s Opportunity rover

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The Mars Opportunity Rover mission launched 15 years ago this week, on July 7, 2003. Since then, it has sent back to Earth a diverse collection of images, ranging from multi-image panoramas of the vast Martian landscape to selfies of itself.

Opportunity is currently missing in action due to a massive dust storm.  Decreased visibility on the red planet has sent the rover, which relies on solar energy, into a state of hibernation.

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