False-color composite of "Bounce" rock after being drilled by the rock abrasion tool of the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity
Bounce Rock is a football-sized primarily pyroxene rock found within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region of the planet Mars. It was discovered and observed by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in April 2004. The rock was named for the fact that it was struck by Opportunity as the craft bounced to a stop during its landing stage.
- List of rocks on Mars – Alphabetical list of named rocks and meteorites found on Mars
- List of surface features of Mars imaged by Opportunity
- Squyres et al., 2006, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol.111, E12S12, doi:10.1029/2006JE002771, "Overview of the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover Mission to Meridiani Planum - Eagle Crater to Purgatory Ripple".
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