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Opportunity rover survives Martian winter for eighth time

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Emerges without much dust, ready for fourteenth Earth year of ops - rather longer than planned 90-day mission! It's been a been week for long-lived space hardware: first came the news of Voyager 1's thrusters working after 37 years without use and now NASA's cautiously suggested that the Opportunity rover on Mars will be fit to roll into its 14th year of red planet operations.…

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