NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
An apparently suicidal mechanic stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took it for a brief flight, then crashed it into the sparsely populated Ketron Island, Wash., in an incident officials said was unrelated to terrorism.
Aug. 10, 2018This frame grab taken from footage filmed by bystander John Wauldron shows an empty passenger airplane, stolen from the Seattle-Tacoma airport, making an unlikely upside-down aerial loop then flying low over Puget Sound.John Wauldron/AFP/Getty Images
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.