Twitter was in mourning yesterday over the loss of the NASA Opportunity rover on Mars. It's a natural reaction. The rover was only designed to last three months, but it actually marched along for more than 14 years. Only an epic dust storm last summer finally felled the solar-powered rover. NASA called the rover again and again, but it never more responded to Earth.
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Don’t be sad it’s over, be proud it taught us so much. Congrats to all the men and women of @NASA on a @MarsRovers mission that beat all expectations, inspired a new generation of Americans, and demands we keep investing in science that pushes the boundaries of human knowledge.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 14, 2019
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