Rover Staying Busy While Mars Is Behind The Sun

Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 04, 2011 Opportunity has entered the solar conjunction period. Solar conjunction is the period when communications between Earth and Mars are disrupted because the Sun is directly in between the two planets. The last communication with the rover was on Sol 2496 (Jan. 31, 2011). The next communication is not expected until around Feb. 7, 2011. Opportunity has a complete set of sequences on boa

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