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Spacewatch: Can Mars rover beat the dust to trundle on again?

6 Sep 2018, 20:30 UTC
Spacewatch: Can Mars rover beat the dust to trundle on again? NASA

Nasa is preparing to contact its Mars rover, Opportunity, again, a spacecraft that has been silent for almost three months. Launched in July 2003 the rover was designed for a 90-day mission on the surface of the planet. Now, almost 15 years later, the mission has been more of a success than anyone could have imagined.

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