PIA04998: Spirit's Airbags Leave Trail
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 640 x 480 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
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Original Caption Released with Image:

The smooth surfaces of angular and rounded rocks seen in this image of the martian terrain may be the result of wind-polishing debris. The picture was taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-06