PIA04981: First Look Behind Spirit
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Hazcam
Product Size: 256 x 256 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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This image taken by the hazard avoidance camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the rover's rear lander petal and, in the background, the Martian horizon. Spirit took the picture right after successfully landing on the surface of Mars.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-04