Monday, May 15, 2006

 

Last minute dodge takes takes Mars rover to safety

Good news for rover fans - Spirit is safe for the winter. It had been heading for a north-tilting spot - to make sure its solar panels got enough sunlight during the imminent winter to survive - when a sand trap appeared (nice pic). But, despite its bust wheel, it scooted round and it now sitting pretty. Way to go little guy!!

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