John Callas

Dec. 04, 2009

Free The Rover

NASA scientists are still trying to free the Spirit rover, which has been stuck in Martian soil since April.

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Apr. 24, 2009

Checking In With the Mars Rovers

Mission managers are investigating unexplained reboots and 'amnesia events' on board the Mars rover Spirit. We'll get an update on the rovers' status.

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