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Has a lander/rover ever examined or photographed another mission?

Occasionally a lander or rover (manned or unmanned) will land close enough to a previous mission to enable examination or photographs of the previous mission to be taken by the new mission. What are ...
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Have there been long-term observations of the effects of lunar exposure to equipment?

Update: The accepted answer and its comments contain good references to equipment retrieval. I have separated off-Earth examination and photography into a new question: Has a lander/rover ever ...
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Satellite manufacture and cleanliness

This picture caused a lot of laughter and mocking, when it happened. I've since noticed this sign in many pictures of flight hardware. It has been my understanding, that satellites are built in ...
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Which specifications should a tablet computer have in order to work in outer space?

I was also intrigued by the same problem posed on Which computer monitors will work on Mars? I would like to take it further to work out which specs (and technologies) should a tablet computer have in ...
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ISS business venture cost?

How much would it cost for a business to place some self-maintaining electronic equipment aboard the ISS? Would it be a monthly fee, or a one-time transportation and installation fee? Would that ...
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Was this printer shown the ISS in 2015 built specially to work in microgravity?

The question Printer on board of the ISS? was answered in the affirmative. This seems to be a printer with a special paper cassette on "top" to feed the paper, since gravity feed is not going to work. ...
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Printer on board of the ISS?

Every now and then you can see crewmembers carrying paper manuals or notes around. Is this all pre-printed on earth / handwritten or is there actually a printer on the ISS?