Exploring Mars: Mars rover 2004

Exploring Mars: Mars rover 2004
Publication Date: February, 2011
Type of Resource: Video/animation

This web page contains a 2 minute video clip about the twin robot rovers Spirit and Opportunity sent to gather information about Mars's surface and search for water.

Sent in 2004, Opportunity still continues to provide valuable scientific data as of January 2016.

Additional Information

Thumbnail image provide from NASA's public domain image library.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) > ACSSU078