NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology JPL HOME EARTH SOLAR SYSTEM STARS & GALAXIES SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY JPL Email News RSS Mobile Video
Follow this link to skip to the main content
JPL banner - links to JPL and CalTech
left nav graphic Overview Science Technology The Mission People Spotlights Events Multimedia All Mars
Mars for Kids
Mars for Students
Mars for Educators
Mars for Press
+ Mars Home
+ Rovers Home
Features
Spotlight On Mars
2001-2002  |  2003  |  2004  |  2005  |  2006  |  2007  |  2008  |  2009  |  2010

20-Oct-2006 During Solar Conjunction, Mars Spacecraft Will Be on Autopilot
Read the article 'During Solar Conjunction, Mars Spacecraft Will Be on Autopilot'
For a brief time, the sun will get in the way of communications between Earth and Mars spacecraft, but mission teams are well prepared for this natural event called solar conjunction.

Read More...
07-Aug-2006 Winter Solstice on Mars: Rovers Look Forward to A Second Martian Spring
Read the article 'Winter Solstice on Mars: Rovers Look Forward to A Second Martian Spring'
August 8, 2006 is winter solstice on Mars, the shortest day of the Martian year. Having survived the heart of winter, more sunlight...and power!...will slowly be returning to the rovers.

Read More...
04-Apr-2006 Spirit Struggles to Survive the Martian Winter
Read the article 'Spirit Struggles to Survive the Martian Winter'
More than two years after landing on Mars, Spirit can only drive on five wheels.

Read More...
20-Mar-2006 Baby Boomers on Mars
Read the article 'Baby Boomers on Mars'
Robotic baby boomers set expectations for next-generation explorers.

Read More...
02-Mar-2006 Spirit Discovers "New" Highest Peak in "Columbia Hills"
Read the article Spirit Discovers "New" Highest Peak in "Columbia Hills"
After reaching the top of "Husband Hill," NASA's Mars rover finds that sizing up the terrain depends on the point of view.

Read More...
USA.gov
PRIVACY    |     FAQ    |     SITEMAP    |     CREDITS