Cars on Mars
Roving the Red Planet
From Library Staff
Spirit and Opportunity—named by a 9-year-old girl—are NASA’s Mars Exploration Rovers that began exploring the planet in January 2004. The photographs that they have sent back have confirmed that Mars was once a lot like Earth. They’ve survived temperature extremes, sand traps, and dust storms... Read More »
Follow the course of NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers Mission. Learn how scientists determined that there was once water on Mars and how they resolved problems with the rovers in order to prolong the mission.