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 rover, which has been studying Martian soil at Gale Crater, is expected to remain largely unaffected by the dust. While Opportunity is powered by sunlight, which is blotted out by dust at its current location, Curiosity has a nuclear-powered battery that runs day and night.

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 ...

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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

Huge dust storm on Mars now covers the whole Red Planet - CNET

One rover on the planet's surface is down while another presents a unique opportunity for science.

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Dust storm on Mars now covers entire planet

A giant dust storm has enveloped the entire planet of Mars, with dust clouds reaching up to 40 miles high, NASA announced Wednesday. The dust storm has silenced NASA's solar-powered ...

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Curiosity’s taking selfies as Opportunity braves the storm

Not all of NASA's rovers are having a tough time.

Tue 19 Jun 18 from ZME Science

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