D’oh! Nothing special here
showed the rock, which was white around the outside and dark red in the middle, and less than 5cm wide.
Scientists had suspected that one of Opportunity’s wheels kicked the rock as it drove. They received confirmation after analysing recent images of the original piece of rock.
Opportunity recently celebrated 10 years on Mars. Its twin Spirit stopped communicating in 2010. – AP
urtheCast’s user experience designers Manel de la rosa Siles and Cole Murphy (right) working on the company’s website at their San Francisco office. – MCT/dai Sugano
The ‘jelly doughnut’ rock (right) that set the Internet abuzz was just part of a larger rock that was broken and moved by the wheel of nasa’s Mars rover. – aP Photo/nasa