PIA05040: Spirit Stretches Out
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Hazcam
Product Size: 512 x 512 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL

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Original Caption Released with Image:
This animation flips back and forth between images taken before and after deployment of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's bogie, a part of the rover's suspension system that extends the wheel base. These images were taken by Spirit's hazard avoidance camera.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-10