A large blue and white rocket that houses the Opportunity rover sits on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida.  Nine solid rocket boosters that provide an extra push circle the first stage of the rocket.

July 07, 2003

A large blue and white rocket that houses the Opportunity rover sits on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Nine solid rocket boosters that provide an extra push circle the first stage of the rocket.

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NASA/JPL-Caltech

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