NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
The world-famous architect has adjusted his original design in response to criticism from the Eisenhower family.
July 18, 2015Former senator and World War II veteran Bob Dole, who served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, greets veterans and tourists at the National WWII Memorial to try to raise awareness for a possible Eisenhower memorial in Washington, D.C.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
While Dwight Eisenhower’s family welcomed changes to the memorial unveiled this month, it remains opposed to the fundamental architectural idea of metal tapestries depicting the heartland, on worries of cost and sustainability.
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.