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Global Dust Storm on Mars July 9th 2018, Sol 2105
Posted by jbridges in Mars Science Laboratory Blog on July 9, 2018
We are experiencing the most intense global dust storm on Mars since 2001. The Opportunity Rover in Arabia Terra has paused operations as there is not enough sunlight reaching its solar panels to recharge the batteries. On Curiosity, the plutonium radioisotope power source means that we can keep working. However, our views of Mt. Sharp […]
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