NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
Space Shuttle Endeavour blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, July 15, headed for the international space station with seven astronauts after a month of delay.
July 20Tom Marshburn, mission specialist, participates in his first spacewalk and the second overall spacewalk for the crew members of the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station.Reuters
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.