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Unsticking Spirit

Efforts to extract the Mars rover from a sandpit will start next week, but success is uncertain

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5:59pm, November 12, 2009

The Mars rover Spirit will finally get moving after sitting wheels-deep in a sand trap for six months. But scientists aren’t sure it can escape.

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