Spirit Rover

Opportunity Snaps Gorgeous Vistas nearing the Foothills of Giant Endeavour Crater

[/caption] The epic multi-year trek of NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover to the gigantic Endeavour crater is nearly complete as the…

11 years ago

Celebrating the Spirit Rover

Last week scientists, engineers and others who work on the Mars Exploration Rover mission paid tribute to the Spirit rover…

11 years ago

Dramatic New NASA Animation Depicts Next Mars Rover in Action

[/caption] NASA’s next Mars rover, the Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory, will soon embark on a quantum leap in humankind’s scientific…

11 years ago

Test Roving NASA’s Curiosity on Earth

[/caption] Just over a year from now, NASA’s Curiosity rover should be driving across fascinating new landscapes on the surface…

11 years ago

Opportunity Rover Heads for Spirit Point to Honor Dead Martian Sister; Science Team Tributes

[/caption] Scientists leading NASA’s Mars rover team have selected “Spirit Point” as the name for the spot where the “Opportunity”…

11 years ago

Spirit’s Last Panorama

[/caption] Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) features an image mosaic put together in part by Universe Today's Ken…

11 years ago

In Memoriam: Spirit Rover, 2004-2010

If you're feeling a little sad today at the news that the Spirit rover is "dead," you're not alone. And…

11 years ago

End of the Road for Spirit Rover

[/caption] In the wee hours of May 25, 2011 the scientists and engineers of the Mars Exploration Rover team will…

11 years ago

New Water-Related Discovery from Hibernating Spirit Rover

[/caption] She may be down, but she’s not out – out of the discovery department, anyway. Data from the Spirit…

12 years ago

NASA Braces Rover Fans for the Worst About Spirit

[/caption] JPL issued a press release today with an update that mission controllers have still not heard from the hibernating…

12 years ago