Wednesday, February 13, NASA officially end the 15-year Opportunity Mission on Mars. Despite all their efforts, the engineers were unable to revive the rover that had been neutralized by a huge dust storm covering the planet last year.
Opportunity has made valuable scientific contributions and has inspired an entire generation. As a result of this announcement, many scientists, fans, space enthusiasts and artists turned to social media to express their sorrow and solemn farewells. His last message was, "My battery is low and it's getting dark."
The Mars rover was declared dead today after no communication since June 2018, that was his last message. A 90-day mission that lasted 15 years. You did well, we are all very proud of you. ?#RIPOppy #Opportunity pic.twitter.com/z8yIjS1rFM
– Jess⚡ (@HuntyDraws) February 14, 2019
– Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) February 13, 2019
– Liz Climo (@elclimo) February 14, 2019
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– s k i r t ❁ (@Skirtsan) February 14, 2019
Good luck, #Opportunityyou were a great friend of humanity ??
His last transmission consisted of a series of data equivalent to "my battery is low and it is getting dark." ? pic.twitter.com/EliAms1uor
– HammurabiOfBabylon (@HammurabiBabylo) February 14, 2019
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– Lauren Cramer (@LoCramer) February 13, 2019
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– Jenna (@starshipTARDIS) February 13, 2019
– Tutu with O and me (@Aetherling) February 14, 2019
– Little Literature Co. (@littlelitco) February 14, 2019
– Crisp (formerly Tenreads) (@crispnewsapp) February 14, 2019
– Food researcher for Ceryes (@ceryesgames) February 13, 2019
It's not a goodbye forever. Just for a little while. She and her spirit will wait for us when we reach Mars. Thanks, Oppy#OppyOut #thankyouOppy #oppyart #opportunity #opportunityrover #goforlaunchcomics #sciart #abbygarrettart #NASA @MarsRovers @NASA @NASAJPL @tanyaofmars pic.twitter.com/2ef8fwQijW
– Abby Garrett (@abbygarrettX) February 13, 2019
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