spirit and opportunity were sent up to mars to take rock samples, take pictures, explore mars ,etc
Spirit and Opportunity
Spirit and Opportunity are 2 twin robots exploring mars.
Spirit was launched on June 10, 2003 and
Opportunity was launched July 7, 2003.
Spirit Arrived on January 3, 2004 and
Opportunity Arrived on January 24,2004
the rover goals were to explore the martian surface and the geology of the planet. The goals have been accomplished and the mars rovers are sending pictures of the planet back to earth. No people were killed during this mission.
This is one of the mars rover being modified and built
This is a picture of one of the mars rover
This is what it looks like when it came down to mars
The rovers have lasers on the top of their head and can shoot up to 23 feet away, they also vaporize anything in their path.