MARS EXPLORER ROVER A

Launch Details
Launched 9 June 2003
Flight ended 2 January 2004
Status Decayed
Destination Mars Landing
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner United States
NORAD ID 27827
COSPAR ID 2003-027A
Alternative names SPIRIT
MER-A
Observing

Timeline

2003 Jun 10 Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-17A
2004 Jan 4 Landing on Mars
2004 Jan 21 Contact with Spirit lost due to flash memory issue
2004 Feb 6 Spirit restored to full working condition
2009 May 1 Spirit rover becomes stuck in soft soil
2010 Jan 26 Attempts to free the rover abandoned
2010 Mar 22 Last contact with rover
2011 May 24 Attempts to contact rover ended

Fairfield

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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