PIA05007: Airbag Trails
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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This segment of the first color image from the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the rover's airbag trails. These depressions in the soil were made when the airbags were deflated and retracted after landing.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-07