Oppy the Mars rover in a still from documentary Good Night Oppy, directed by Ryan White. Photo: Prime Video
Oppy the Mars rover in a still from documentary Good Night Oppy, directed by Ryan White. Photo: Prime Video

‘WALL-E meets Apollo 13’: why Good Night Oppy documentary about a Nasa Mars rover will bring tears to your eyes

  • When Mars rover Opportunity (Oppy) sent the message ‘My battery is low and it’s getting dark’, it grabbed the hearts of Nasa scientists, and filmmakers
  • Oppy documentary maker Ryan White was fascinated at people pouring emotions into objects and, with Industrial Light & Magic’s help, gives us a real tear-jerker

Oppy the Mars rover in a still from documentary Good Night Oppy, directed by Ryan White. Photo: Prime Video
Oppy the Mars rover in a still from documentary Good Night Oppy, directed by Ryan White. Photo: Prime Video
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