Unformatted text preview: the Opportunity, another rover located on the other side of Mars. The materials Spirit is stuck in are layered signifying climactic changes in the planet’s past. The rover is also located at a geological boundary; it drilled two small holes into Mars’s surface. One of the holes was drilled through to sulfate sands and the other hole, just four inches away, had no signs of sulfates at all. The fact that a rock might be touching the bottom of the rover could cause problems regarding Spirit’s escape from the pit. Also, the rover has a wheel that no longer works, and it is tilted towards the interior of the crater. Despite some scientists’ optimism that the rover can escape, even if it doesn’t it could be used as a useful station for weather and seismic things....
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- Spring '10
- Opportunity rover, Mars Exploration Rover, rover, Akber Malik