PIA05885: Spirit Keeps on Trekking (right eye)
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Navigation Camera
Product Size: 7704 x 1250 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA05885.tif (7.386 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA05885.jpg (1.206 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

This right eye of a stereo pair of views in a cylindrical-perspective projection was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit acquired on sol 121 (May 6, 2004). Continuing its trek toward the "Columbia Hills," Spirit drove 96.8 meters (318 feet) -- half of which was performed in auto-navigation mode -- and broke its record for the longest distance traveled in one sol. That drive brought the mission total to 1,669 meters (1.04 miles), flipping the rover's odometer over the one-mile mark.

See PIA05883 for 3-D view and PIA05884 for left eye view of this right eye cylindrical-perspective projection.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-05-12