Future uncertain for stuck Mars rover

In this April 13, 2005 iimage provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows a synthetic image of the Spirit Mars Exploration Rover on the flank of "Husband Hill" that was produced using "Virtual Presence in Space" technology. Five years after the NASA rover Spirit landed on Mars, the six-wheel robotic geologist and its twin, Opportunity, are still on the job.

January 4, 2010 4:44:30 AM PST
Spirit has always been the unluckier of NASA's twin Mars rovers.