NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
Butler, Pa., officials acted quickly after the Newtown school massacre to hire qualified people with law enforcement credentials to keep watch on campuses.
Butler, Pa., has a population of about 15,000. Retired state troopers have been enlisted to patrol school grounds since the massacre in Newtown, Conn., last month.Michael S. Williamson/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.