PIA05005: Shrouded in Dust
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 3322 x 2934 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
Other Information: You will need 3D glasses
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Dust-covered rocks can be seen in this portion of the 3-D image taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. Scientists plan to use the rover's rock abrasion tool to grind away dusty and weathered rock, exposing fresh rock underneath.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-07