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Submission + - Mars Rover Opportunity Faces New Threat: Budget Ax (discovery.com)

astroengine writes: NASA’s baseline budget for the year beginning Oct. 1 pulls the plug on the 10-year-old Mars rover Opportunity, newly released details of the agency’s fiscal 2015 spending plan show. The plan, which requires Congressional approval, also anticipates ending the orbiting Mars Odyssey mission on Sept. 30, 2016. “There are pressures all over the place,” NASA’s planetary science division director Jim Green said during an advisory council committee teleconference call on Wednesday.
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Mars Rover Opportunity Faces New Threat: Budget Ax

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