The Martian dust storm continues to rage, now swallowing up the entire planet and keeping the Opportunity rover silent and out of reach. Unfortunately, this gigantic storm shows no signs of stopping soon.
A massive dust storm has descended on Mars, surrounding the Opportunity rover in a blanket of dark dust that's estimated to be bigger than the entire North America. With the rover running on solar power, the storm is a huge threat to its survival.
The Opportunity rover already spent 13 years on the red planet. And just like teenagers, it has matured in many ways.
A NASA radio aboard Europe’s Mars orbiter has aced its first relay test. Data was transmitted to the radio from NASA’s Opportunity and Curiosity rovers and was successfully relayed to Earth.
Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) predicts that a major dust storm will hit Mars in the next few weeks that might limit the solar energy used by Martian rovers Curiosity and Opportunity.
The longest-active rover on Mars will explore Martian gullies that no rover has visited before.
While waiting for the first manned mission to the Red Planet, scientists have been exploring Mars with the help of these spacecrafts. Here is NASA’s pride of Martian robotic explorers roving Earth’s neighboring planet.
An odd-looking rock taken from Mars is now circulating the Internet because a UFO hunter claims that it resembles the head of the presidential candidate Donald Trump.
The Energizer bunny has some serious competition when it comes to things that just won't quit. I'm talking about NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which successfully finished traveling the equivalent of an Olympic marathon, covering a stunning 26.219 miles (about 42 km) as of Tuesday.
NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is due for a flash memory reformat in an effort to resolve an increasingly bad case of robot amnesia.
Mars rover Opportunity is finally headed to a new location after 20 months spent on “Cape York” where it completed its time there with the exciting discovery of a rock “intensely” affected by water, according to NASA.
While the media’s attention has been focused on the new Mars rover Curiosity, the older Opportunity has been quietly plugging away since January 2004 - that is, until now.
Clay minerals are found in abundance on the Martian surface than previously thought, according to a new study.