The Rover took a picture of the dust storm

From the storm suffered and the Opportunity that works on a different part of Mars.

The Rover took a picture of himself during a massive dust storm raging on Mars since the end of may.

The picture shows that the storm, the Rover is covered with brown dust, writes the Internet-the edition with reference to .

From the storm suffered and the Opportunity that works on a different part of Mars. Him professionals have lost touch. Rover a few days of not transmitting any information.

Unlike Opportunity, which is equipped with conventional solar panels, the Rover can work comfortably in any light level, because the energy it receives from Devices – radioisotope thermoelectric generator.

Self portraits of the Rover are generated using images taken with Curiosity’s Mars Hands Lens Imager (MAHLI). This camera was built by Malin Space Science Systems in San Diego. The selfie was processed by Sean Doran, who is known for his work on processing of images from space.The launch of Curiosity Rover to the red planet took place on 26 November 2011 and the soft landing was made on 6 August 2012. The expected lifetime of the device was initially estimated one Martian year (686 earth days), but the robot successfully works to this day. Now the Rover climbs mount sharp.

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