PIA05091: Spirit and Its Now-Empty Mother Ship
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Navigation Camera
Product Size: 4713 x 4713 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Original Caption Released with Image:
This overhead polar image was captured after the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit took a few baby rolls away from the spacecraft that bore it millions of miles to Mars. The empty lander, now named the Columbia Memorial Station, can be seen to the right of the rover. This image was taken by Spirit's navigation camera.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-16