Flight controllers tried late Tuesday night to contact Opportunity, but the rover did not respond. The storm has been growing since the end of May and now covers one-quarter of the planet.
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A spacecraft designed to search for life on Mars completed its nearly 10-month, 422-million-mile voyage Sunday, touching down the Red Planet and transmitting intriguing images from its northern arctic plains.
The twin Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity are continuing to send information to NASA scientists on Earth more than 10 months after their touchdown on the Red Planet.
NASA scientists announced Tuesday that they believe the Mars rover Opportunity has found what used to be a briny pool of standing water at least 2 inches deep.
NASA's robotic rover, fully recovered from computer problems that plagued it for more than two weeks, drilled into a Martian rock over the weekend in search of evidence that water once flowed on the arid planet.
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