NASA announced that it will end attempts to contact the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Spirit on Wednesday, 25, 2011, after repeated attempts to communicate with the rover.
The Mars rover Spirit has been in hibernation on Mars due to the planet’s harsh winter. The mission team at NASA for the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Spirit hope it will awaken from its deep slumber. They are listening for signs of life.
The NASA rover Spirit is stuck on the planet Mars. Even though it can’t move anymore it doesn’t mean the little robot is useless. Far from that, Spirit discovered water, probably as snow melt, trickled into the subsurface in the recent past.
A group of engineers from the Mars Curiosity Rover mission answered questions in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session today. In addition to questions about the mission and Mars, the Curiosity Rover team responded to numerous comments about how to intern or work at NASA and what the process is like, but did not respond to several questions about SpaceX, Elon Musk’s privatized space exploration co
Good luck to the NASA team responsible for their Curiosity Mars rover. I wish them all the luck in landing this exciting mission to explore Mars as never before. Does any one know if Linux is involved actually with the rover?