Basketball has worldwide popularity, but you won't hear the squeak of sneakers on Mars!  Airbags made this series of bounce marks when NASA's Mars rover Opportunity rover landed in 2004. They show the rover's path as it bounced to a resting spot inside a small crater.  The mission team called that an interplanetary hole-in-one!

February 02, 2004

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell

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