Opportunity stays silent as Martian dust storm goes global

Things are looking very unpleasant for NASA's Opportunity rover as the dust storm raging on Mars is officially classed as "global." Mission control has been out of contact with the unmanned explorer for over a week despite repeated attempts by NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN) to find a signal that Opportunity is programmed to transmit each Martian morning. Meanwhile, the dust blotting out the Sun is depriving the rover of electrical power, reducing its chances of survival... Continue Reading Opportunity stays silent as Martian dust storm goes global Category: Space Tags: Mars NASA Opportunity Related Articles: Opportunity rover may be dying as Martian storm intensifies Opportunity fights for life amidst a giant Martian dust storm Opportunity rover notches up 5,000 days on Mars and counting Opportunity has close encounter wi

Opportunity stays silent as Martian dust storm goes global

Things are looking very unpleasant for NASA's Opportunity rover as the dust storm raging on Mars is officially classed as "global." Mission control has been out of contact with the unmanned ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Gizmag

Martian dust storm grows global; Curiosity captures photos of thickening haze

A storm of tiny dust particles has engulfed much of Mars over the last two weeks and prompted NASA's Opportunity rover to suspend science operations. But across the planet, NASA's Curiosity ...

Wed 20 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Nasa concerned about future of Opportunity rover as huge storm takes over Mars

Engineers don't know how the rover, or Mars, will look once everything is over

Thu 14 Jun 18 from The Independent

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Has Been Knocked Out as a Giant Dust Storm Envelops Mars

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun

Wed 13 Jun 18 from TIME

Mars rover Opportunity goes dormant amid huge dust storm

Nasa says it is concerned after the ageing solar-powered Opportunity rover lost all power.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from BBC News

Giant Mars dust storm – is it all over for red rover?

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Cosmos Magazine

NASA rover falls silent as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Epic dust storm on Mars now completely covers the Red Planet

On Mars, the sky is dust.

Fri 22 Jun 18 from FOXNews

Martian Dust Storm Is Now a ‘Planet-Encircling’ Event

The dust storm raging on Mars shows no signs of abating. In fact, it's still growing in size. NASA says the storm is now a "global" event that completely encircles the planet. The post Martian ...

Thu 21 Jun 18 from Extremetech

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