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NASA ends effort to free rover from Martian sand

• AP
After six years of unprecedented exploration of the Red Planet, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit no longer will be a fully mobile robot. NASA has designated the once-roving scientific explorer a stationary science platform after efforts during the past several months to free it from a sand trap have been unsuccessful.

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It's what they get for not using a manual transmission, with a little NASCAR trained geek robot shifting gears.