PIA06261: Preparing to Dip
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Hazcam
Product Size: 1024 x 1024 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity looks back out at the plains of Meridiani Planum from the rover's first dip inside the rim of "Endurance Crater." Opportunity's rear hazard-avoidance camera took this picture during the rover's 133rd martian day, or sol, on June 8, 2004.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-06-15