mars rover spirit

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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Mars rover Spirit could wriggle free of its sandy trap


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): A NASA scientist has said that the Mars rover Spirit should be able to wriggle free of its sandy trap on Mars, and not become a stationary lander ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars rover Spirit begins new chapter


January 30th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) After six years of unprecedented exploration, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit will no longer be a fully mobile robot. NASA has designated the once-roving scientific explorer a stationary ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars rover Spirit to mark 6th anniversary on January 3


January 1st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 1 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Spirit is all set to mark its sixth anniversary on January 3rd.Spirit successfully landed on the Red Planet at 8:35 p.m. PST on Jan. 3, ... Read more...

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NASA rover finds Mars had liquid water in recent past


December 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars rover Spirit has hit "wet" pay dirt, which is evidence of relatively recent groundwater activity on the red planet.For almost six ... Read more...

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Why Martian dust is so clingy


July 20th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have attributed the clinginess of Martian dust to electrons jumping back and forth between dust grains as they collide in the wind.The research ... Read more...

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‘Stuck’ Martian rover learns about Red Planet’s ecological history


June 26th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Spirit, lodged in Martian soil that is causing traction trouble, is taking advantage of the situation by learning more about the Red Planet's environmental history.In ... Read more...

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Loose soil forces NASA’’s Mars rover Spirit to change route to summer destination


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Loose soil piled against the northern edge of a low plateau called "Home Plate" has blocked NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit from taking the shortest route toward ... 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 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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New rover discovery points to Martian life


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Could there have been life on Mars after all? The question has once again taken on urgency after the Mars Rover Spirit discovered silica deposits in the Gusev ... Read more...

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