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Opportunity Hunkers Down During Dust Storm


Mars dust storm

This global map of Mars shows a growing dust storm as of June 6, 2018. The map was produced by the Mars Color Imager (MARCI) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. The blue dot indicates the approximate location of Opportunity.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

NASA engineers received a transmission from Opportunity on Sunday morning, a positive sign despite the worsening dust storm.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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