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Fraser
2009-Aug-26, 08:20 PM
The Spirit rover has been stuck in loose soil on Mars for several months now, and just as the rover team is preparing to execute maneuvers to attempt to free Spirit, a dust storm hits. Is Mars an unforgiving planet or what? The amount of electricity generated by the solar panels on Spirit [...]

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KaiYeves
2009-Aug-27, 01:04 AM
Poor girl... come on, you can lick it!

ravens_cry
2009-Aug-27, 05:14 AM
Didn't a previous dust storm also remove a layer of dust on the solar panels, making them more efficient then ever? Come on girl, sit this one out, and you can beat this thing!
Go Spirit!