NASA's Opportunity Rover Wins 1st Marathon on Mars

March 24, 2015 10:15 PM

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NASA's Opportunity Rover Wins 1st Marathon on Mars

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity achieved a cumulative driving distance surpassing that of a marathon race on March 24, 2015, as the rover neared a destination called "Marathon Valley," seen in the middle ground of this image taken in early March.

NASA's Opportunity rover has completed the first-ever Mars marathon, clocking in with a winning time of 11 years and 2 months.

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