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.
Scientists are puzzling over new Mars rover data revealing soil packed with sulfur and traces of water. It could be evidence of an evaporated spring or volcanic deposits from ancient gas vents.
Groundwater once bubbled up from beneath the surface of Mars to form transient, shallow pools before evaporating and leaving behind thick layers of salty minerals, a new computer model suggests.
NASA has made its Mars rovers even smarter with computer upgrades beamed through space that give the robots greater power to act on their own on the red planet.
There?s majesty on Mars. Through the lenses of two wheeled robots–Spirit and Opportunity–the red planet?s austere but stunning landscape has been captured in thousands of images relayed back to Earth.
NASA’s Opportunity and Spirit Mars rovers are on the prowl. Science teams are plotting out new escapades for the twin robots—new destinations certain to reveal more secrets from the red planet.
After circling the red planet for more than eight months, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has taken images of three spacecraft that the agency had previously sent to the Martian surface.
New imagery taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been released, a sweeping gallery of red planet photos – including Endurance crater that NASA’s Opportunity rover explored for ten months.
BOULDER, Colorado – In a high-tech game of celestial hide and seek, a Mars orbiter has tried to image a lost-in-space red planet probe.
NASA’s lively robotic twosome—the Spirit and Opportunity Mars rovers—are in good shape to soldier onward in their dealings with the red planet.
NASA's Spirit rover hit the 1,000-Martian day of its mission on the red planet Thursday, but the mission continues for the hardy robot.
NASA’s latest spacecraft to orbit Mars has already found new clues to the red planet’s changing environment, and the best is yet to come, mission managers said Monday.
NASA’s newest Mars orbiter has spied the plucky rover Opportunity perched at the rim of the red planet’s massive Victoria Crater as both vehicles explore the fourth planet from the Sun.
Scientists studying initial on-the-scene images relayed from NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover at Victoria Crater are elated.
Scientists and engineers are enjoying success both on the surface of the red planet and in orbit around Mars.
Those industrious robots on Mars—NASA’s Spirit and Opportunity rovers—remain on duty as they gather new science data from their respective spots on the red planet.
In “Backyard Astronomy from Mars” carried in the August issue of Sky & Telescope magazine (soon to hit newsstands), author Jim Bell details use of the Spirit and Opportunity Mars rovers to carry out nighttime observations.
Those never say die robots on Mars ï¿½ NASAï¿½s Spirit and Opportunity ï¿½ continue to chalk up science at their respective exploration sites.
Those long-lived NASA Mars rovers—Spirit and Opportunity—remain in fairly good shape, with one robot in survival mode as martian winter arrives while its twin snakes its way across a taxing terrain of sand dunes to reach a striking target.