PIA01121: Sojourner Rover View of Pathfinder Lander
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
 Spacecraft:  Mars Pathfinder Rover
 Instrument:  Rover Cameras 
 Product Size:  411 x 190 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P49454 MRPS86245
 Addition Date:  1997-12-12
Science Magazine, 5 December, 1997
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA01121.tif (66.42 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA01121.jpg (14.27 kB)

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Image of Pathfinder Lander on Mars taken from Sojourner Rover left front camera on sol 33. The IMP (on the lattice mast) is looking at the rover. Airbags are prominent, and the meteorology mast is shown to the right. Lowermost rock is "Ender," with "Hassock" behind it and "Yogi" on the other side of the lander.

NOTE: original caption as published in Science magazine.

Photojournal note: Sojourner spent 83 days of a planned seven-day mission exploring the Martian terrain, acquiring images, and taking chemical, atmospheric and other measurements. The final data transmission received from Pathfinder was at 10:23 UTC on September 27, 1997. Although mission managers tried to restore full communications during the following five months, the successful mission was terminated on March 10, 1998.

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