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Fraser
2008-Nov-17, 10:30 AM
Last week, Mars Exploration Rover Spirit looked as if its sols were numbered. Hot on the heals of the demise of the frozen Phoenix lander, Spirit was about to succumb to a low-energy death brought on by a dust storm. The build-up of dust on the rover's solar panels were already causing a serious problem, [...]

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