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What Opportunity Is Seeing

  1. Dec 20, 2004 #1
    Has anyone been looking at the strange object that Opportunity has been approaching. At first glimpse a couple of days ago it looks like a large thing that augured in at a shallow angle, making a long slide path, and building up debris out front. It is strangely white, and etc. Is is a part of their landing? Have they stumbled onto the Beagle lander?


    That image is as large as it gets for now.
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  3. Dec 20, 2004 #2


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    It's its heat sheild.
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