The U.S. space Agency announced that is going through, but hopes his veteran-robot on Mars will be able to survive a strong dust storm.15-year-old Mars Rover, known as Opportunity, has moved into emergency mode, because the sun’s rays can’t reach the solar panels, which powered the onboard systems of the robot, reports the Chronicle.info.
This weekend, NASA lost contact with the robot.
The only feature that probably works now is the clock.
Employees of the Agency hope that the robot uses a clock to periodically Wake up and check whether the changed weather.
“We anthropomorphizing this robot, we have a strong emotional connection. It’s like Your loved one was in the hospital. The doctors say that you only need to wait, and he wakes up,” explained NASA employees.