Asked in Space Travel and Exploration
Is the Mars rover and the Mars pathfinder rover the same thing?
A Mars Rover is any machine capable of moving on the planet Mars. There have been many Mars Rovers. Pathfinder was one of them. Some others are - Spirit, Opportunity, Phoenix, Viking. ...
Asked in Science
What is the speed of the Mars rover?
Under ideal conditions the Spirit and Opportunity Rovers are capable of moving at about 200 meters per hour; however conditions on mars are far from ideal so it usually averages about 40 metres per hour. At the present time the Spirit Rover has become stuck and cannot move; the Opportunity rover is still mobile. ...
Asked in Science, History of Science, Planet Mars
How were the Mars Rovers sent to Mars?
The Mars rover got on Mars in these pods that opened up when they got there and then the Mars rover started building up and there are two there right now and one is called Spirit and the other is called Hope. ...
Asked in Operating Systems
What operating systems are used for rover technology?
The Mars Exploration Rovers (Spirit and Opportunity) and the Mars Science Laboratory rover (Curiosity) use the VxWorks operating system. ...
Asked in Planet Mars
Is the Mars rover looking for life on Mars?
Yes they are. Here are the two Mars rovers who is looking for life on Mars, Curiosity and it's unnamed twin rover which going to be launch in 2020. Others say that other Mars rover like Spirit and Opportunity is looking for life, they are not looking for life. They are looking for water. Curiosity is the only rover who can look for life on Mars. ...
Asked in Physics, Planet Mars, Dwarf Planet Pluto, The Moon
How long does it take radio waves to reach mars?
Radio waves travel at the speed of light. When the Spirit rover landed on Mars, signals were able to be sent from the Earth to Mars in 9 minutes 30 seconds. Unfortunately, the rover became stuck and hasn't sent a signal to Earth since March 22, 2010. ...