Giant Martian Dust Storm Grows, Shrinks, Fails to Bother Rovers

On Nov. 10 the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, using its Mars Color Imager instrument, observed a dust storm forming in the Utopia Planitia region. The storm quickly grew to a size of about 10.4 kmĀ², ultimately moving into the southern hemisphere reaching as far south as Promethei before weakening and becoming confined the the Hellas […]