PIA00663: "Yogi" and Rover Tracks
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Spacecraft: Mars Pathfinder Rover
Instrument: Rover Cameras
Product Size: 765 x 491 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P48893
MRPS81219
Addition Date: 1997-07-10
Primary Data Set: MARS_PATHFINDER_PAGE
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA00663.jpg (38.25 kB)

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Taken from Sojourner's front stereo camera, this image features the large rock "Yogi" and hole dug by the front wheel of the rover into the Martian soil. The rover is maneuvering into a position better suited to image Yogi's intriguing features.

Mars Pathfinder is the second in NASA's Discovery program of low-cost spacecraft with highly focused science goals. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, developed and manages the Mars Pathfinder mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. JPL is an operating division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) was developed by the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory under contract to JPL. Peter Smith is the Principal Investigator.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
1997-07-10