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[-]  13-06-18 23:30

Good news! NASA says Opportunity rover should be able to wait out Martian storm
NASA has had to put its power-starved Opportunity rover into an induced coma on Mars, but that drastic maneuver — plus some luck — should be enough to save it from one of the worst dust storms ever observed on the Red Planet. That doesn’t mean everything’s cool at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., which has overseen the rover’s work on Mars for nearly 15 years. “We have a very tight emotional connection with it,” John Callas, project...

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