Mars Rover Spirit News
New MAVEN Launch to Mars Hopes to Reveal Earth's Future
NASA's latest mission to the red planet hopes to shed light on where Earth's fate may be headed.
NASA rover reaches rim of Martian crater
A robotic American explorer roving the surface of Mars this week reached the rim of a gaping crater that might once have been hospitable to primitive life. Still exploring more than seven years after its arrival on the red planet, NASA's Mars Opportunity rover is now perched atop Spirit Point,
Mars Rover Spirit : Mission Over After 7 Years on Martian Surface
The mission of the Mars rover Spirit is finally over after seven remarkable years roaming the cold Martian surface, NASA said today. Spirit landed on Mars in January 2004, and was expected at the time to last about three months. Instead, it kept going for more than five years. "We always knew we
Mars Rover : Spirit May Never Phone Home
We knew this time would eventually come. NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, which runs the two Mars Exploration Rovers, acknowledged today that Spirit, which has been exploring the Martian surface since March 2004, may have been heard from for the last...
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
Clem's Chronicles: Toyota Halting Sales of 8 Models/State of the Union-Spending Freeze
Clem Lane here. Late news tonight that the fallout from Toyota's "sudden acceleration" mystery expands to include a sales freeze on some models. More on that story below as well as the other news....... TOYOTA RECALL EXPANDS- Toyota Motor Corp...
NASA: Mars Rover Spirit Will Rove No More
'Free Spirit:' NASA Gives Up Getting it Out of Sandy Soil Where it is Trapped
Mars Rover: Stuck in the Mud
Spirit, the Mars rover that landed in Gusev Crater on Mars in January 2004 and is still working, just isn't going forward or backward. Back in April its wheels broke through some crusty ground into thick, soft dust, and engineers back at the Jet Propulsion Lab in California haven't been able to get
Spirit Phone Home
It is spring at Gusev Crater on Mars, which would be good news for NASA's Spirit Rover--except that Spirit, moving around after a long, hard winter, seems sporadically to have lost its mind. Last Sunday, NASA says, the rover sent...
The Little Robot That Could
A milestone that NASA robot the spirit rover is celebrating its fifth anniversary on March today. That's about four years and nine months longer than anyone expected it to survive. Ned potter has the story of one space traveler that keeps going and going and going. On this Canadian 2000 for the