Amazon’s ‘Good Night Oppy’ to tell the story of NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover


With Capturing the imaginations of people around the world, Amazon plans to tell the story of one of its predecessors. The company’s Amazon Studios division today announced that it is working on a documentary on NASA’s Opportunity rover called Good night Oppy. Project will see Ryan White, director of the 2020 documentary , work with Industrial Light and Magic and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. The latter will share archival footage with the production, as well as his knowledge of Opportunity’s mission.

Opportunity was one of two rovers that NASA landed on the Red Planet in 2004 as part of its Mars Exploration Rover program. What was supposed to be a 90-day mission exploring the Martian surface has turned into , with Oppy, as its creators affectionately called it, until his . NASA recently honored Opportunity, and every other rover has successfully landed on Mars, with a decal at the height of perseverance.

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