Although it eventually got stuck and stopped transmitting, the Spirit rover found evidence of water in Mars' past and paved the way for the more robust Curiosity.

Although it eventually got stuck and stopped transmitting, the Spirit rover found evidence of water in Mars' past and paved the way for the more robust Curiosity.

Astronomy Picture of the Day for 08 Dec 2013. Clicking on the picture will download  the highest resolution version available.

Gusev Crater full-circle 'Everest' panorama from the summit of "Husband Hill." Taken by the Mars Spirit Rover on Martian mission days Sol 620 through 622 (Oct 2005 on Earth).

The Columbia Hills range from a distance, taken by the Mars Spirit Rover in Gusev Crater. From left to right: Anderson Hill, Brown Hill, Chawla Hill, Clark Hill, Husband Hill, McCool Hill and Ramon Hill. Jan 2004

The Columbia Hills range from a distance, taken by the Mars Spirit Rover in Gusev Crater. From left to right: Anderson Hill, Brown Hill, Chawla Hill, Clark Hill, Husband Hill, McCool Hill and Ramon Hill. Jan 2004

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.

Bigfoot on Mars? --- "NASA'S Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this westward view from atop a low plateau where Spirit spent the closing months of OBVIOUSLY a Tuskan Raider.

This mosaic image taken on Jan. 4, 2004, by the navigation camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows a 360 degree panoramic view of...

Ten Years Ago, Spirit Rover Lands on Mars

This mosaic image taken on Jan. by the navigation camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows a 360 degree panoramic view of the rover on the surface of Mars.

The inverted Martian sunset. Stunningly beautiful, in both imagery and what it stands for. Taken by NASA's Spirit rover in 2005.

The inverted Martian sunset. Stunningly beautiful, in both imagery and what it stands for. Taken by NASA's Spirit rover in

NASA Mars Spirit Rover Photographed Alien Species Fossils On Mars

Fossils : NASA Mars Spirit Rover Photographed Alien Species Fossils On Mars

best pictures from mars rover | Rover Discovers Mars Was Habitable – So What Next? | Top Secret ...

The Mighty Mars Rovers by Elizabeth Rusch. Take a trip to Mars with two small robots – Spirit and Opportunity. Designed to collect data for just three months, the two robots far exceeded NASA’s expectations, and Opportunity is still going strong. J RUS

Mars Exploration Rover - Spirit (rover) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mars Exploration Rover - Spirit (rover) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

More Spirit Rover Evidence

More Spirit Rover Evidence

"On photo from Mars, made by the "Spirit Rover",  researchers have found a white object like a form of a human body. He was immediately dubbed the "Martian Angel." Has spotted a legs and wings on his back. Although it may a cloak."

"On photo from Mars, made by the "Spirit Rover", researchers have found a white object like a form of a human body. He was immediately dubbed the "Martian Angel." Has spotted a legs and wings on his back. Although it may a cloak.

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

How to Get to Mars - Spirit, MER-A (Mars Exploration Rover -- A), was a robotic rover on Mars, active from 2004 to The clip is taken from the IMAX movie "Roving Mars" from 2006 .

Horze Spirit Rover Field Tall Boots

Horze Spirit Rover Field Tall Boots

Field boots crafted from synthetic leather are ideal when budget or riding conditions are a concern.

Ten Years Ago, Spirit Rover Lands on Mars - This mosaic image taken on 4 Jan 2004, by the navigation camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows a 360 degree panoramic view of the rover on the surface of Mars. Spirit operated for more than six years after landing in January 2004 for what was planned as a three-month mission.

Ten Years Ago, Spirit Rover Lands on Mars

This mosaic image taken on Jan. by the navigation camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows a 360 degree panoramic view of the rover on the surface of Mars.

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