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artist concept of Mars Exploration Rover  

January 2007 -- NASA's Spirit rover landed on the red planet on the evening of Jan. 3, 2004 (Pacific time). Opportunity landed a few weeks later. Originally designed for a three-month mission, the Mars Exploration Rovers are being prepped for their fourth year on Mars.

+ Video: Opportunity's Story
+ Podcast: Mars Rovers Turn Three
+ Play now | + Transcript
+ Slide show: Mars 360
+ Video: Spirit's Story
+ Rover photo contest
+ News release
+ Audio clips for media

Visit the rover home page to learn more about the mission.