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NASA ScienceCast: A Salute to Spirit

For the past 7 years, Spirit has been on a journey as extraordinary as any mission in NASA history. But now it might be time to say farewell. NASA hasn't heard from Spirit in more than a year, and on May 25th, 2011, the agency sent a final transmission in its series of attempts to regain contact.

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  • NASA ScienceCast: A Salute to Spirit (FLV, 16.2 MB)
    Spirit landed on Mars on Jan. 4, 2004, for a mission designed to last three months. After accomplishing its goals, the rover went on to work for almost six more years, discovering and bringing back extraordinary findings and striking images of Mars.

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  • NASA ScienceCast: A Salute to Spirit
    Spirit landed on Mars on Jan. 4, 2004, for a mission designed to last three months. After accomplishing its goals, the rover went on to work for almost six more years, discovering and bringing back extraordinary findings and striking images of Mars

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