NASA holds press conference on the future of Mars Opportunity rover

Opportunity hasn’t communicated with engineers since June 10. Dust has blocked out the sunlight, and even the expected winds from November through January haven’t helped to clear Opportunity’s sensors and panels. Engineers tried different things to revive Opportunity, from sending repeated signals and commands to attempt to fix other potential issues. They’ve sent more than 835 recovery commands that remain unanswered.

NASA holds press conference on the future of Mars Opportunity rover