On the Cover: In this sunset view from sol 2847 (January 27, 2012), Opportunity gazed backward toward the distant peaks of Endeavour crater’s far rim. The setting Sun casts very long shadows from the low-standing ridge on which the rover stands. In fact, Opportunity’s own shadow is visible as a blurry speck atop the ridge’s shadow. To read more about how this image was processed, go to bit.ly/1i3qgl5. NASA/JPL/Cornell University/Arizona State University/Don Davis
2 Murray Ridge Panorama: A special fold-out cover showcasing Mars' Murray Ridge.