Nasa Is Watching A Dust Storm On Mars The Size Of North America And Russia Combined

NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars did not return a call from Earth Tuesday (June 12) while enduring a massive dust storm that scientists have called "one of the most intense ever observed."

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    A local dust storm started near Opportunity's location on June 1, and quickly ballooned to the size of North America and Russia combined. Opportunity Emerges in a Dusty Picture NASA still hasn't heard from the Opportunity rover, but at least the agency can see it again.
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    06/13/2018 - 9:35 pm | View Website
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    The dust storm was first spotted on May 30 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and it has been growing ever since. NASA has continued to track the storm from orbit and the surface.
    06/13/2018 - 1:43 pm | View Website
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