NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
Military photographers were recognized in the Department of Defense’s 2015 Visual Information Awards Program.
1st place in the Combat Operations categoryA U.S. Air Force pararescueman with Joint Task Force 505 helps evacuate earthquake victims from an area near Cherikot, Nepal, on May 12, 2015, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the country.Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson, USMC
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.