This is an artist's drawing of one of the twin Mars rovers as it would look on the planet's surface. The rovers have survived more than five years, far beyond their design date.
This is an artist's drawing of one of the twin Mars rovers as it would look on the planet's surface. The rovers have survived more than five years, far beyond their design date. NASA/JPL/Cornell/MCT
This is an artist's drawing of one of the twin Mars rovers as it would look on the planet's surface. The rovers have survived more than five years, far beyond their design date. NASA/JPL/Cornell/MCT

Not space junk yet: Mars rovers carry on despite age, ailments

June 23, 2009 2:56 PM