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.
Test rover is set up in rig built mimic Spirit situation stuck in Martian sand.
The public is sending NASA letters with suggestions on how to free its stuck rover Spirit from a sand trap on Mars.
NASA has launched a new Web site to chronicle its efforts to save the Mars rover Spirit.
The United States and Europe are moving closer toward a full-scale collaboration in Mars exploration.
At the JPL rover test bed, team members work to free the Spirit rover.
Spirit used its robotic arm to take image underneath itself to get better view of sandy trap.
NASA's Mars rover Opportunity hits 10 miles on the odometer.
Opportunity finds evidence of water acting at Victoria crater; Mars could have had liquid water and still been cold.
NASA working to get Spirit unstuck; no plans to retire rovers.
Opportunity and Odyssey spacecraft aide in effort to free Spirit rover from Martian sand.
NASA's Spirit rover's wheels are stuck in soft dirt on the Martian surface.
The Mars Rover Spirit "had a bout of temporary amnesia" on Friday, NASA officials said today.
It's a visitor from...somewhere. But where? The Mars Exploration Rover Science Team gets a betting pool going over the origin of the only large rock for miles around; the very rock Opportunity managed to hit on its way to a final landing...
Mobility is magic: The Rover team equips their wheeled field geologists with spectrometers, cameras and grinding gear. But the amount and quality of science is massivley multiplied just by moving Spirit and Opportunity around.
The Rover team is amazed as Opportunity finds billions of "perfect little spheres" of iron-rich hematite, a strong suggestion that lots of water coursed across what is now the bone dry plains of Meridiani.
Every piece of bedrock at Meridiani seems to tell a tale of vast amounts of liquid water, flowing over a long stretch of time; which begs the question: Does water still run on - or in - Planet Mars?