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December 3, 2007

Houston, we have no problems.

srikanth @ 10:11 am, GMT +0000 ( 1196676687 ) Play

What is this little girl’s claim to fame?

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Cracked by: sidsen , udupendra , alephnull , Gammafunction and prasanth.

Answer:The two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, were named from Sofi Collis’s (pic) essay.

The clue was in the photo, and the title. The rovers have gone on for more than 15 times their designed life span :)


6 Responses to “Houston, we have no problems.”

  1. sidsen
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    sofi collis who named spirit and opportunity


  2. udupendra
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    The little girl who named ‘Spirit’ and ‘Opportunity’ – and wiki tells me her name is Sofi Collis.


  3. alephnull

    The little girl who named Spirit and Opportunity ?


  4. varun

    Barbarra Lovell daughter of Jim Lovell who commanded the apollo 13.


  5. Gammafunction
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    Sofi collis- the girl who named the MARS exploration rovers -‘Spirit’ and ‘Opportunity’


  6. prasanth
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    sofi collis wrote the winning essay in a naming contest for the mars exploration rover.


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