NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
The Republican vice-presidential nominee on Tuesday addressed a crowd at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center.
Oct. 16, 2012 Campaign and T-shirt vendors set up outside the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center ahead of Tuesday night’s appearance by Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan at a campaign rally.Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post
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.