Opportunity did not transmit, "My battery is low and it's getting dark." Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

Feb 21, 01:12 AM

Photo:An artist's concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars. Rovers Opportunity and Spirit were launched a few weeks apart in 2003 and landed in January 2004 at two sites on Mars. Each rover was built with the mobility and toolkit to function as a robotic geologist.

NASA/JPL/Cornell University, Maas Digital LLC - http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA04413 (image link)

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Created: 1 February 2003

Opportunity did not transmit, "My battery is low and it's getting dark." Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com