By Mike Deliman
After more than 1234 days in service, after surviving the extreme
cold of Martian winter, the rovers may be facing their toughest
challenge: summer dust storms.
I live out in the desert, and on our planet, dust storms can
raise-up at the drop of a hat, and obliterate everything. Just a few
months ago we had a couple of days of "zero-visibility" warnings
because of dust storms. In our deserts, though, there are still plants
and trees that can hold some of the dust down.