Editorial: Life lessons from Mars The Japan Times

In all the excitement over the NASA Mars rovers’ various landings, photo shoots, malfunctions, recoveries and excursions, another aspect of their mission has been neglected: what could be called their teaching, as opposed to their learning, mission. As Spirit and Opportunity keep fit and busy on the Red Planet, the two cute, smart, pliant robotic explorers are giving us humans daily lessons in how we should live.