It's easy to forget that the Mars Rovers are still up there and going--they're not as sexy as they were five years ago when they first landed on the red planet--but considering that they were only expected to last 90 days, I'd say they've been an unqualified success.

Combined, the rovers have made more than 13 miles of tracks on Mars' dusty surface and sent a quarter-million images back to Earth. Their instruments have uncovered evidence that Mars was once a far wetter and warmer place than the frigid, dusty world it is now.
I know it won't be a priority, but when humans finally do make it to the surface of Mars, I hope they spend some time trying to find these rovers, because they deserve a place of honor in a museum somewhere.

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