Latest News About Mars Rovers Opportunity and Spirit

Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity are 6-wheeled, remotely operated explorers on the planet Mars. Learn more about Mars exploration and how the Spirit and Opportunity rovers are doing.
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How Can We Protect Mars from Earth Germs, While Searching for Life?
Dark Streaks in Coprates Chasma
February 11th, 2015
The search for life on Mars presents us with many challenges – not the least of which is microbial contamination. How do we ensure that microbes from Earth don't hitchhike all the way to the Red Planet and spread there?
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Canadian Crowdfunding Project Aims to Build Mini Mars Rover
Canadian Beaver Rover Prototype
December 5th, 2014
A Canadian company wants to land a couple of robots on Mars in late 2018, but to do so, it might need your help.
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Mars Rover Opportunity to Have Memory Wiped
Tweet this page  Opportunity's Rear-Facing View Ahead After a Drive
September 2nd, 2014
The time has come -- the little Mars rover needs its first memory wipe.
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Comet Siding Spring at Mars: How a Rare Celestial Event Was Discovered
Hubble Space Telescope Views Comet Siding Spring.
October 18th, 2014
Comet Siding Spring — unknown and undiscovered until 2013 — will zoom past the Red Planet Sunday afternoon (Oct. 19) in an encounter that could help scientists better understand how the solar system came to be.
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Walking on Mars: NASA, Microsoft Explore Red Planet with Wearable HoloLens
OnSight Holographic Planning Tool
January 23rd, 2015
NASA is planning to do science operations with the Curiosity rover using software co-developed with Microsoft for its new wearable technology, the HoloLens.
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