USA Update Rover distance record: Mars rover Opportunity breaks space exploration record (+video)

On Sunday, the Mars rover Opportunity broke the record for the longest distance traveled off-Earth – 25.01 miles. Earthly drivers might not be overly impressed, but it's a major feat for the rover.

By , Staff writer

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How many miles must a rover traverse to break a solar-system record? Apparently, just 25.01 miles.