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Third Success Reveals a Geologic Delight

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Science  30 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5658, pp. 602-603
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5658.602

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NASA's lander delivered the Opportunity rover to the surface of Mars over the weekend, in just the sort of landscape that mission scientists had hoped to analyze when they sent the rover 460 million kilometers in search of signs of past water and habitable environments.