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Submission + - Second test rover for stuck Spirt rover

sparhawktn writes: A second, lighter-weight test rover has entered the testing setup at JPL where rover team members are assessing strategy for getting Spirit out of soft soil where it is embedded on Mars. ... While the primary test rover's weight on Earth is greater than Spirit's weight on Mars, the second rover is even lighter on Earth and closer to the weight of Spirit on Mars.
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Second test rover for stuck Spirt rover

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