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2011-01-05 08:47:57

Nine months after last hearing from the Mars rover Spirit, NASA is stepping up efforts to regain communications with the rover before spring ends on southern Mars in mid-March.

2010-08-30 15:03:00

200 Authors, 175 Vendors, 13 Venues, Expanded "Bookend" Events Renowned Poet John Ashbery to receive annual Award BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now in its fifth year, the Brooklyn Book Festival is one of the top book festivals in the country.

2010-07-30 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA mission controllers have not heard from the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit since March 22, and the rover is facing its toughest challenge yet - trying to survive the harsh Martian winter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The rover team anticipated Spirit would go into a low-power "hibernation" mode since the rover was not able to get to a favorable...

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2010-04-01 12:35:00

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Wednesday that the sand-trapped Mars rover Spirit failed to make a scheduled communication this week and may have gone into a power-saving hibernation to survive the planet's winter.

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2009-11-12 12:20:00

NASA will begin transmitting commands to its Mars exploration rover Spirit on Monday as part of an escape plan to free the venerable robot from its Martian sand trap.

2009-08-10 15:11:00

PASADENA, Calif., Aug.

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2009-06-25 19:00:00

NASA's Mars rover Spirit, lodged in Martian soil that is causing traction trouble, is taking advantage of the situation by learning more about the Red Planet's environmental history.