Thursday, April 24, 2008

Mars Rover Update

Problems with Opportunities Arm:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/20080423a.html

Status (Spirit Power Levels still okay. Opportunity is driving around Victoria Crater on the way to Cape Verde):
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status.html

Spirit Pictures:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20080420_Spirit.html

Next time either send a nuclear powered rover or build in something to clean the solar cells!

Opportunity Pictures:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20080416_Opportunity.html

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Mars Rover Update

Status (Spirit is in low power operation mode (low sun & lots of dust on solar collectors); Opportunity is still investigating Ducks Bay in Victoria Crater):
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status.html

Spirit Pictures:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20080409_Spirit.html

Opportunity Pictures:
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/spotlight/20080416_Opportunity.html