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PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE - To MARS with MER
How fast does the "Spirit" go?
"Spirit" actually moves about as fast as a Galapagos turtle. It can move about three centimeters a second.
It doesn't move that fast, but it certainly can cover a lot of distance once it gets a chance to see where it's going.
Flight System Engineer
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory