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NASA bids adieu to Opportunity, the Mars rover that kept going and going

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By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Opportunity, a remarkably durable NASA rover designed to roll along the surface of Mars for three months, has stopped communicating with Earth after 15 years of service, officials said on Wednesday, ending a mission that astounded the U.S. space agency
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According to Gizmodo, NASA declared an end to the Opportunity rover's mission on Mars. The rover operated on the Martian surface for 14 years, which was well beyond its expected lifetime. But a massive dust storm covered the rover, and it's solar panels, almost a year ago. Since the rover obtained...

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