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Opportunity rover survives Martian winter for eighth time

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Re: Obligatory...

I think weight, complexity and lack of necessity for the original mission are all right.

But also Martian dust can be quite sticky due to static so maybe a brush just wouldn't work anyway of might cause electrical problems etc. Things don't always work as expected in these (to us) extreme environment.

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