Tuesday, January 26, 2010
No doubt you recall NASA's "Spirit" and "Opportunity" rovers launched to Mars 6 years ago. And you may recall that hardy little Spirit recently got caught in a sand trap, where it remains after several months of trying to free it.
The information we've received about the red planet is unlike anything we've ever discovered. Now NASA must decide what Spirit is capable of, sitting in the sand.
A wonderful decision: Spirit will become a permanent stationary platform and continue conducting new scientific experiments. But this only if it survives the Martian winter.
A hardy 'good luck' to the "Spirit" of our Martian exploration!
Posted by Cathy at 10:32 PM