PIA05002: Airbag Deflates on Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Navigation Camera
Product Size: 541 x 546 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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This image, taken by the navigation camera onboard the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows the airbags used to protect the rover during landing. One bright, dust-covered bag is slightly puffed up against the lander.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-06