Opportunity Catching The Rays During Solar Conjunction

Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 15, 2011 Opportunity continues to be in the period of solar conjunction. 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 2499 (Feb. 3, 2011), and all appears to be healthy. Opportunity has a complete set of sequences on board to carry her through th

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