FOOTPRINT DISCOVERED ON MARS? The official explanation is given in a NASA caption stating that “soil disturbed by the left front wheel of the Spirit rover evokes impressions of the first footprint on Mars.” Source: https://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/Mars_as_art/hi-resjpgs/44.jpg Related Comments comments
NASA posted a photograph (PIA10216, Google it-same photo as the woman figure was found!) taken by the Mars Spirit Rover on their web site that bloggers around the world began scanning over carefully in order to catch anything that NASA may have accidentally let slip through. To everyone's amazement some anonymous person in Asia did and posted it on the Internet causing widespread excitement over the possibilities of life existing on Mars.
A keen-eyed Mars 'anomaly hunter' has spotted a strange object that looks like a green bottle in Nasa imagery of Mars. The pictures were taken by Nasa's Spirit rover as it studied the surface of the red planet in November 2007
How to Get to Mars. animation that's a virtual field trip to Mars! I thought many of you would appreciate seeing it. So, gather the kids 'round the computer to see the presentation that is sure to spark conversation, if not a desire for a career in the space science industry. There is some narration near the middle and end of this virtual Trip to Mars click schooling
With the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers making all the headlines these days, we can't forget the Spirit rover that provided a trove of scientific information and paved the way for Curiosity, before falling silent in March of 2010. Photo of sunset on Mars taken by NASA's Spirit rover in 2005. The promised warranty on the Spirit rover was 90 Martian days (or "sols"). It ended up lasting more than 2,200 sols and gave a window into Mars' early and wet history.
Picture of mars, taken by the Spirit Rover (desktop/laptop)Click the image to download the correct size for your desktop or laptop in high resolution
http://gallifreyburning.tumblr.com/ - A reminder that there is an image of the sunset seen from Mars. Take a moment to realize that this is the result of a robotic motor vehicle travelling millions of kilometres of space, successfully landing on the surface of another planet and communicating with Earth from there. Captured by NASA’s Spirit rover in 2006.