I recently posted the video animation of the Mars rover Curiosity, but remember this from 2003? This video, sent to me by Michael, shows how the Mars rover Opportunity got there, landing in 2004. It was supposed to last 90 days, but as of today, it is still rocking and rolling (literally).
And in case you are wondering, yes, you get to see the nerds celebrate.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRCIzZHpFtY[/youtube]