Mars Rover Declared Dead after 15 Years of Scientific Exploration

(From UPI)

Opportunity’s 15-year scientific mission is officially done, and so is the Martian rover. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory declared the spacecraft dead after their latest attempt to revive the rover failed. . . .

For the last several months, scientists have regularly attempted to contact and revive the rover, but the failures suggest Opportunity’s batteries are totally drained.

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