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Mars Rover Sending 'Junk' Data

NASA says it's having communication problems with the Spirit rover on Mars. A transmission received Wednesday night contained a scrambled, unintelligible message. Signals from Spirit indicate a computer malfunction. Hear NPR's David Kestenbaum.

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