PIA05323: Grooving in Trenchtown
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
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 shows the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's arm exploring the trench the rover dug with one of its wheels. The arm, or instrument deployment device, holds a suite of scientific instruments designed to examine rocks and soil for signs of past water on Mars. The movie was made from images taken by the rover's hazard-avoidance camera.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-02-19