Rover hits one-year mark on Mars
Rover hits one-year mark on Mars (CNN.com)
The Mars rover Spirit has come a long way since it hurtled down through the planet’s atmosphere and came to a bouncy, airbag-protected stop at Gusev Crater on January 3, 2004.
It has survived more than four times its initial 90-day mission, driven miles across the Martian landscape and weathered a red planet winter only to scale hills for its human handlers.
Actually yesterday, but I missed this article until today. More can be found at the NASA site
MORE – The BBC has a nice click and drag panoramo of, I believe, the landing site. Opportunity will reach a year on January 24.