PIA05635: To the Hills!
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Panoramic Camera
 Product Size:  1024 x 1024 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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This image shows the rocky road the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit will travel to reach its ultimate destination - the Columbia Hills. The hills, seen here in the background, are located 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) away in the southeast direction. Rover planners estimate the journey will take about two months, or 60 sols, including stops at interesting targets along the way. As of sol 81 (March 26, 2004), Spirit has traveled 492 meters (1614 feet).

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