PIA05000: JPL Testbed Image of Deflated Airbag
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Product Size: 753 x 563 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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This image shows the airbags in deflated position at the JPL In-Situ Instrument Laboratory, where engineers tested the airbags to ensure a safe landing on Mars.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-06