The Mars rover Spirit's entire five-year mission, in less than three minutes

It took almost 2000 days for the defunct Spirit rover to travel 4.8 miles across the surface of Mars, but thanks to this time-lapse by YouTuber Oisiaa, you can relive its entire journey in 3,418 frames. The ending is a tear-jerker. Here's a still zippy ten-minute take. Hat tip to a_blackpanther!


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Dr Emilio Lizardo

Or XKCD summarized it even faster.