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Apr 5, 2016 01:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust devils are a common feature on the Martian surface, but seeing one of these extraterrestrial whirlwinds in action through the eyes of a Mars rover is a special joy.
Apr 1, 2016 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Opportunity may be the Mars roving champion, but even champions have their limits.
Feb 29, 2016 05:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover is tackling some of the toughest terrain the robot has encountered in its twelve years on the Red Planet.
Feb 1, 2016 01:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sure, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has seen sand before, but this dune is by far the biggest and the six-wheeled rover is making the most of it.
Jan 26, 2016 09:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It may be fighting age-related issues, but Opportunity certainly isn't done with Mars yet.
Jan 25, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
On Jan. 25, NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is celebrating an amazing 12 years on the Red Planet. Here are just a handful of its biggest discoveries to date.
Jan 7, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As NASA's Curiosity rover investigates Mars dunes up close, we're beginning to scratch the surface of a larger, sandy mystery.
Dec 11, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover is investigating some huge 'active' sand dunes on Mount Sharp -- and it looks like it's having some fun.
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