"Column 8," Sydney Morning Herald, March 24, 2004
Rendered in plain English, the sentence would read:
"Spirit, the first Mars exploration rover, used its rock abrasion tool to grind into a rock nicknamed for an Eastern mountain range one Mars day ago while receiving adequate power from its solar panels, even though there was a large amount of dust suspended in the martian atmosphere above its landing site, named after a 19th century Russian astronomer."
Andrew Bridges, "Mars mission spawns its own unworldly lingo," The Associated Press, February 22, 2004
"We'll basically be waking up in the Mars morning, which will be 47 minutes later each day, and uploading our commands from 'yestersol,'" he said. "Sol is what a Mars day is called. We've had to make a bunch of new terms to deal with Mars time. Of course, we haven't come up with a name for tomorrow on Mars. We're open to suggestions."
Sue Vorenberg, "Mars Central," Albuquerque Tribune (New Mexico), December 19, 2003