More than 200 years after he died, the nation’s first president finally gets his presidential library, opening Friday at Mount Vernon.
Sept.. 24, 2013 The Karen Buchwald Wright Reading Room is part of the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, which opens Friday at Mount Vernon.Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post
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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.