PIA04995: First Color Image from Spirit
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 3498 x 3851 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
Full-Res TIFF: PIA04995.tif (25.55 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA04995.jpg (1.089 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

This is the first color image of Mars taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. It is the highest resolution image ever taken on the surface of another planet.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-06