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Spirit in the Air and Space museum

  1. Jan 31, 2010 #1
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    Poor thing. I wonder what will be the fate of it, is it going to disintegrate quickly or will it be relatively preserved over the next few decades?
     
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  3. Jan 31, 2010 #2

    DaveC426913

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    Re: Spirit

    It will be preserved. There's so little atmo, it's almost in vacuum. Eventually it will be encased in its own sand dune.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2010 #3

    lisab

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    Re: Spirit

    That made me sad :frown:.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2010 #4
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    Wallll-eeeeeee
     
  6. Feb 2, 2010 #5
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    This is so sad. I don't think Spirit should worry. It won't be way too long before we get to visit Spirit in the Air and Space museum. Good job robot.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2010 #6
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    How the heck are we going to get it back when it got stuck?
    edit: and now that we arent going to mars she is there for good.
     
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