The sand-trapped Mars rover Spirit is still making important discoveries.
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.
NASA’s embattled Mars rover Spirit is facing a debilitating wheel problem that could paralyze the long-lived robot.
NASA has sent commands to move the stuck Spirit rover on Mars and are waiting to see what progress was made.
Mission engineers have their final plans for attempting to extricate the Spirit rover from its sandy Martian trap.
Efforts to free the stuck Spirit rover on Mars have been dragging on since May and today a NASA official said the robot may never get free.
Mars geologist Steve Squyres is optimistic about humanity's chances of getting back to the moon — and even to Mars — in the coming decades.