NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
Reynolds was known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights” and commercial hits such as “Smokey and the Bandit,” as well as an active off-screen love life that included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field.
Aug. 18, 1959Actor Burt Reynolds, right, with Darren McGavin on the set of the television program “Riverboat.”AP/AP
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.