Mars Rover Spirit May Not Have Survived Martian Winter

We knew this time would eventually come: NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, which runs the two Mars rovers, acknowledged today that Spirit, which has been exploring the Martian surface since January 2004, may have been heard from for the last time. You may recall that the Spirit rover got stuck last year on the edge of a small crater, and when controllers on earth couldn't free it after months of trying, they knew the clock was ticking. Among other things, they couldn't move the rover to a sun-facing...Full Story
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