NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
The 26-year-old photographer was slain while on a reporting assignment in the war-torn Central African Republic, the office of the French president confirmed Tuesday. Examples of her work from South Sudan and the Central African Republic follow:
Feb. 19, 2014 Lepage earlier this year in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. Her body was found after French peacekeeping troops on patrol stopped a car driven by Christian “anti-balaka” fighters near a town in the west of the country, according to a statement from the office of French President François Hollande. READ ARTICLEFred Dufour/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.