PIA03234: Simulated View for Rover Activity Planning
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Navigation Camera
 Product Size:  1143 x 920 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03234.tif (1.054 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03234.jpg (153.5 kB)

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The black-and-white base image in this view was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit with its navigation camera during the rover's 658th Martian day, or sol (Nov. 8, 2005). The location is on the eastern side of "Husband Hill." The superimposed colored lines and computer image of the rover indicate Spirit's path ahead and the intended position at the end of the drive. Rover-team scientists and engineers use this type of simulated image as a help in planning activities for succeeding sols.

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