The hardest part of space exploration, at least for laypeople trying to keep up to date, is getting used to familiar things, like wind, in
Update, 6:38 p.m., June 20, 2018: Mars Storm Watch: The dust storm now circles the planet. No signal yet from Opportunity, but no response is
The Curiosity rover passed its 2000-sol mark last week (1 sol = one Martian day, about 39 minutes longer than an Earth day). But the
Everybody knows about the Curiosity rover’s “selfie.” But other rovers have been exploring Mars, long after their mission time was expected to expire. And recently one of them took a selfie, too.