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We'll miss you, you adorable Martian rovers

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA made its final attempt to uplink a command to the Spirit rover May 25. That afternoon, a group of us who work with the rovers at Cornell gathered at a bar to mourn. We drank sangria outside, ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Spirit's Journey to the Center of Mars

Mars rover Spirit has tenaciously swept, scraped, and squeezed secrets from the forbidding surface of Mars for 6 years. Now at an impasse, up to its belly in sand, it has struggled to tilt its solar panels ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Spirit Finishes Pre-Winter Drives

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is now parked for the winter. The rover team is commanding Spirit this week to make additional preparations for the Mars southern hemisphere winter season. ...

dateFeb 12, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Future uncertain for stuck Mars rover

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars rover Spirit will mark six years of unprecedented science exploration and inspiration for the American public on Sunday. However, the upcoming Martian winter could end the roving ...

dateJan 03, 2010 in Space Exploration
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