Eric Hodel (drbrain) wrote,
Eric Hodel

Spirit Limps Along

NASA's Spirit rover has begun driving backwards due to a sticky right front wheel. The sticky wheel is being drug along, and is only used for difficult terrain. Spirit currently has 3.5km on its odometer, six times the design distance.

Press Release: NASA's Mars Rovers Roll Into Martian Winter

A rover mockup dragging its right front wheel in a sandbox

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