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NASA’s rover Opportunity celebrates 14 years on Mars, almost 14 years longer than planned

When it comes to NASA hardware, the Mars rover Opportunity might be the most incredible success story in the history of the group. Sure, countless satellites and probes have outlived their intended lifespans and provided scientific data well into their twilight years, but Opportunity is in a league of its own. The rover just celebrated its 14th year on the Red Planet and, in case you're wondering, that's almost 14 years longer than NASA had planned.
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