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NASA’s Mars rover ‘Spirit’ ‘feared lost forever after it passes a yr in silence’


March 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): It has been more than a year since Mars rover 'Spirit' last contacted Earth, and NASA now fears it will never hear from it again.The U.S. space agency's ... Read more...

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NASA’s Spirit Mars Rover may not call home


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has not contacted NASA mission controllers since March 22, and the rover is facing its toughest challenge yet - trying to survive the harsh ... Read more...

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Second stalled wheel spells doom for NASA’s Mars rover


December 9th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that a second wheel may now be broken on NASA's Spirit rover, dampening hopes for freeing the robot from a sand trap it has been trapped ... Read more...

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Soft soil puts NASA’s Spirit in danger on Mars


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that the five wheels that still rotate on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit have been slipping severely in soft soil during recent attempts to drive, sinking ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars rover Opportunity catches first glimpse of distant destination


March 19th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): The panoramic camera on NASAs Mars rover Opportunity has caught a first glimpse on the horizon of the uplifted rim of the big crater that has been ... Read more...

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Mars rover Spirit recovers after mysterious bout of amnesia


February 4th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): The Mars rover Spirit has recovered after suffering from a mysterious bout of amnesia, and is driving again this week.Spirits controllers are still not sure what happened ... Read more...

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Mars Rover team diagnosing unexpected behavior


January 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Pasadena (California, US), Jan.29 (ANI): A team operating NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit plans diagnostic tests this week after Spirit did not report some of its weekend activities, including a request ... Read more...

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Mars rover Spirit recovering after hazardous dust storm


November 15th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Mars rover Spirit is still working and is slowly recharging its batteries after a weekend dust storm that caused the crafts power levels ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Rover to head for much bigger crater


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Plans are all set for NASAs Mars Rover Opportunity to head towards a crater more than 20 times larger than the current crater in which it was ... Read more...

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Instrument breakdown halts rover’s research on Mars


November 17th, 2007 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars has malfunctioned due to the failure of two of its most important instruments, thus halting research work. The instruments that ... Read more...

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