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NASA's solar-powered Opportunity rover is trying to wait out a global dust storm on Mars.

NASA’s longest-lived robot on Mars may be dying. Here’s why there’s a good chance Opportunity won’t call home.

NASA's Opportunity rover began hibernating on June 10 to wait out a global dust storm on Mars, but the solar-powered robot has yet to phone home. NASA will give it 45 days to wake up — or end the 15-year mission.
A photo of Earth and the far side of the moon.

China says it will launch 2 robots to the far side of the moon in December on an unprecedented lunar exploration mission

China said on Wednesday that it plans to launch its Chang'e-4 mission to the far side of the moon in December. The mission's rover and lander aim to study the geology and chemistry of an ancient impact site and explore to possibility of building a sensitive deep-space radio telescope.

NASA has reinvented the wheel using a material that ‘remembers’ its shape

NASA's redesigned rover tires are made from a nickel-titanium alloy — a material that can be deformed and return back to shape.