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Sky & Scope Rover Call Home: NASA Listens for Opportunity’s Wake-up

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Elizabeth Howell

The Opportunity rover fell silent in June after nearly 15 years of work on the Red Planet. Now the dust storm that prevented its batteries from charging is clearing. NASA expects its long-running Opportunity Mars rover will wake up sometime in the next few weeks from its hibernation — if the rover has enough power to call back home. Opportunity was in the middle of examining Perseverance Valley for signs […]

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