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Opportunity: The little robot that could

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15.02.2019

It’s not often in the high-tech world of planned obsolescence that a robot over-delivers.

So when NASA declared this week that the Mars rover, Opportunity, had reached the end of its mission, scientists and science fans around the world actually mourned. And understandably so.

The little robot-that-could was expected to last only 90 Martian days, or sols, on the so-called Red Planet when it landed in January 2004 — before........

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