Opportunity Mars rover leader on ‘Good Night Oppy’, giving up Saturn

Steve Squyres had big plans to move to a new planet once the NASA Opportunity Mars rover finished her mission, but that idea got “completely derailed.”

That posed trouble (in a good sense) for Squyres, who was a member of the flagship Cassini mission at Saturn and was ready to move to flight operations after Opportunity stopped working on Mars.

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