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Spirit is on the move again…!

Finally – finally! – Spirit, the first of the two Mars rovers to land in 2004, is on the move again! New pictures from her hazcams show she’s trundled off Homeplate, or at least has started to move down the side of it, onto more dusty ground. Here’s an animation of three frames showing how the MER has moved downslope…

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If you can’t see any movement, try clicking on the image to bring up a full size version…

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