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Amazon Documentary Tells the Story of Mars’ Latest Kill, Wall-E-Style
Amazon Documentary Tells the Story of Mars’ Latest Kill, Wall-E-Style

9 Mar 2021, 10:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Amazon Studios working with director Ryan White on a documentary called Good Night Oppy starring the now dead Opportunity Martian rover

 
This Is the Last Panorama Opportunity Send to Earth Before It Died
This Is the Last Panorama Opportunity Send to Earth Before It Died

13 Mar 2019, 13:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Opportunity's parting shot panorama is made of 354 individual images taken with the Panoramic Camera right before the rover went dark

 
All Hail Oppy, the Little Rover that Could
All Hail Oppy, the Little Rover that Could

23 Feb 2019, 11:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The MER-B rover, affectionately called Oppy, lasted for a total of 15 years and trekked across Mars more than any other human-made vehicle

 
RIP Opportunity: NASA Gives Up on Extraordinary Mars Rover
RIP Opportunity: NASA Gives Up on Extraordinary Mars Rover

14 Feb 2019, 11:02 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA announced it is officially ending efforts to resurrect the Opportunity rover, after more than half a year of failed attempts

 
NASA to Reveal Fate of Opportunity Rover on Wednesday
NASA to Reveal Fate of Opportunity Rover on Wednesday

13 Feb 2019, 10:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Earth lost contact with the Martian rover on June 10, 2018, at a time when the neighbouring planet was engulfed in a massive sand storm

 
NASA Shouts Louder in the Hope of Waking Up the Opportunity Rover
NASA Shouts Louder in the Hope of Waking Up the Opportunity Rover

28 Jan 2019, 15:03 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA is pondering the fact that the one or both of the rover’s primary and secondary X-band radios have failed and the rover's internal clock is offset

 
Missing Opportunity Rover Would Have Celebrated 15 on Mars on January 24
Missing Opportunity Rover Would Have Celebrated 15 on Mars on January 24

25 Jan 2019, 10:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Opportunity rover celebrates its 15th anniversary on Mars, despite the fact that contact with it was lost in June last year

 
NASA Stops Curiosity Rover Operations Due to Communications Issues
NASA Stops Curiosity Rover Operations Due to Communications Issues

20 Sep 2018, 09:51 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA engineers are working to fix an unknown problem with the Curiosity rover that prevents it since last weekend to send data to Earth

 
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Photo of the Dust Storm That Battered Opportunity
Curiosity Rover Snaps a Photo of the Dust Storm That Battered Opportunity

7 Sep 2018, 09:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA releases new images sent back to Earth by the Curiosity rover from the Vera Rubin Ridge on Mars. Dust storm can be seen.

 
NASA Gives Opportunity Until January to Respond, Mission to End If It Doesn’t
NASA Gives Opportunity Until January to Respond, Mission to End If It Doesn’t

3 Sep 2018, 07:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA official says the final deadline for the Opportunity rover to respond might be the end of January 2019, plug to be pulled after that.

 
NASA Calls Opportunity Three Times a Week, No Response
NASA Calls Opportunity Three Times a Week, No Response

31 Aug 2018, 10:01 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA still unable to contact the Opportunity rover following the largest dust storm recorded on Mars in several decades.

 
Opportunity Rover Now in a Coma, Needs Your Love to Wake Up
Opportunity Rover Now in a Coma, Needs Your Love to Wake Up

17 Aug 2018, 07:49 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA not giving up on the Opportunity Rover, gives fans the opportunity to create best wishes postcards for the machine.

 
Mars Now Completely Engulfed in Planet-Wide Dust Storm
Mars Now Completely Engulfed in Planet-Wide Dust Storm

21 Jun 2018, 15:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA says the dust storm currently taking place on Mars has reached planetary size, contact with Opportunity still lost.

 
Opportunity Rover Fighting for Its Life During Huge Martian Sand Storm
Opportunity Rover Fighting for Its Life During Huge Martian Sand Storm

11 Jun 2018, 06:42 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA says the Opportunity rover is struggling to weather out a massive sand storm, and it managed to send a signal back to Earth on Sunday.

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Turns 2,000 Sols, Sends Back Postcard
NASA Curiosity Rover Turns 2,000 Sols, Sends Back Postcard

23 Mar 2018, 08:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A second NASA rover celebrates an important milestone in the beginning of the year: Curiosity now spent 2,000 days on Mars.

 
NASA Rover Celebrates 5,000 Martian Sunrises
NASA Rover Celebrates 5,000 Martian Sunrises

19 Feb 2018, 07:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's Opportunity Rover witnesses the 5,000th sunrise on planet Mars, 14 years after the 90-day initial mission started.

 
Opportunity Rover Celebrates 14 Years on the Red Planet
Opportunity Rover Celebrates 14 Years on the Red Planet

1 Feb 2018, 13:43 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / In the 14 years it has been on the Red Planet, the Opportunity Rover traveled a total of 45 kilometers (28 miles) at a top speed of 0.18 km/h

 
First View of NASA’s Opportunity Marathon on Mars Is an Outer Space Roadtrip
First View of NASA’s Opportunity Marathon on Mars Is an Outer Space Roadtrip

7 Jul 2015, 14:54 UTC · By: Ionut Ungureanu / NASA's Opportunity rover was initially intended as a lot shorter mission than it eventually ended to be. In fact, that mission is surprisingly stil ongoing