Mars Rover Silenced By Massive Dust Storm

CAPE CANAVERAL—NASA has lost contact with its long-lived Mars rover Opportunity as a near-global dust storm encircles the planet, producing blackout conditions over Perseverance Valley, an erosion network cutting into the rim of Endeavor Crater that the rover has been exploring since February...

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