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04/01/2004 Spirit rover lands on Mars

Spirit rover landed successfully on Mars at 04:35 Ground UTC. Spirit is a robotic rover on Mars operated by NASA between years 2004 and 2010. It operated under the Mars Exploration Rover Mission which goal is to search for water activity on Mars.


  • Essentials 

  • Objectives 

  • Design and construction 

  • Mission overview 

  • Mission timeline 

  • Discoveries about Martian rocks and minerals 

  • Astronomy 

  • Equipment wear and failures 

  • Honors 

  • Gallery