Opportunity Departs Block Island MarsDaily

Opportunity completed the circumnavigation and full-circle imaging of the large meteorite “Block Island” and has resumed the long drive to Endeavour crater. On Sol 2001 (Sept. 9, 2009), the rover moved 9 meters (30 feet) around the meteorite to the fourth and fifth out of six planned positions. On the next sol Opportunity reached the sixth and final position around Block Island with a 3-meter (10-foot) bump.