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Nasa Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim

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Opportunity rover at summit of Cape Tribulation

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded this view of the summit of "Cape Tribulation," on the western rim of Endeavour Crater on the day before the rover drove to the top. This crest is about 440 feet higher in elevation than the plain surround

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

After completing two drives this week, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has paused to photograph the panoramic vista from the highest point the rover has reached during its 40 months of exploring the western rim of Mars' Endeavour Crater.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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