Opportunity Update: Opportunity Leaves the Nest NASA

After a slightly slippery start yestersol, Opportunity made it out of “Eagle Crater”on sol 57, which ends at 8:45 p.m. PST on March 22. The drive along the crater’s inner slope that was initiated on the last sol continued this sol until Opportunity exited its landing-site crater. Images from the navigation camera confirm that the rover is about 9 meters (about 29.5 feet) outside of the crater.