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A Dusty Martian Opportunity

11 Jul 2018, 18:07 UTC
A Dusty Martian Opportunity NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Mars is a planet wide desert with underground and polar cap water, but it’s general arid environment and occasional wind give rise to dusty weather events such as tornado-like dust devils and local dust storms.  Every so often, one of these little dust storms expands and becomes a planet wide phenomena, and in early June this is exactly what happened. So what does it mean for our rovers and orbiters?

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