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Somebody get that rover a 26.2 bumper sticker.
It may have taken the rover 11 years and two months, but it’s still a major accomplishment.
“This is the first time any human enterprise has exceeded the distance of a marathon on the surface of another world,” NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Opportunity project manager John Callas said in a statement. “A first time happens only once.”
The rover’s original mission was supposed to last just three months, but it has continued to operate since then leading to many more discoveries.
According to NASA, the rover team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has planned a marathon-length relay run to celebrate the Opportunity’s achievement.
Lisa Granshaw reports on pop culture and geek fashion and is the founder of GeekFold. You can find her work on Syfy, Boing Boing, and Geek and Sundry.