27.1.10

Spirit is not Dead, but...

"Spirit is not dead; it has just entered another phase of its long life," said Doug McCuistion, director of the Mars Exploration Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington. "We told the world last year that attempts to set the beloved robot free may not be successful. It looks like Spirit's current location on Mars will be its final resting place."

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As always, Emily Lakdawalla has an insightful analysis.

3 comments:

Tinker said...

:(

I hope it at least has a nice view...

Geosomin said...

http://xkcd.com/695/

:(

diddums said...

That makes my hair stand on end. Don't you just want to go up there and pick it up bodily?? Brush it down and give it somewhere warm to sleep at night.