Mars Rover 1-Year Old

I totally flubbed this one and now it's all over the 'net, but the Mars rover Spirit is one-year old today. Originally slated for a 2-month mission, it's so exceeded it's expected performance it's actually starting to overcome some of the bad press NASA has had in the past few years.

JPL has a really cool Flash retrospective on their site and people on Slashdot are bitching that it's all a PR stunt. Yeah, 'cause it's easy to stage a successful mission.


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