Despite a certain amount prejudice on may part against NASA, I'm a firm believer in giving credit where it's due, given the Spirit and Opportunity.
Mars Rovers Still Alive Despite Dust Storm
And these little guys are still going how many months past their design lifetimes? Yup, this time NASA got it more than right, and they deserve a round of applause.
NASA, could you do as well with the space station, the return to the moon and the next generation Earth-to-orbit vessel? Pretty please?