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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Silica-Rich Soil Found by Spirit
PIA09491:
Silica-Rich Soil Found by Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-15 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Spirit Begins Third Martian Year
PIA10078:
Spirit Begins Third Martian Year
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-12-10 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Dusty Solar Panels on Spirit
PIA10128:
Dusty Solar Panels on Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-03 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Spirit's West Valley Panorama (False Color)
PIA10214:
Spirit's West Valley Panorama (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-01-03 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Spirit's West Valley Panorama
PIA10216:
Spirit's West Valley Panorama
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-15 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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View from Spirit's Overwintering Position (False Color)
PIA10240:
View from Spirit's Overwintering Position (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This full-circle,stereo view from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the terrain surrounding the location called 'Troy,' where Spirit became embedded in soft soil during the spring of 2009.
PIA12203:
'Calypso' Panorama of Spirit's View from 'Troy'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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This NASA Spirit image view is toward the south, looking down at Spirit's rear wheels. It is one of a series of wide-angle views shown one after the other. Go to the Photojournal to view the animation.
PIA12500:
Rear Camera View of Backward Drive, Sols 2145-2154 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Southern Half of Spirit's 'Bonestell' Panorama (False Color)
PIA11049:
Southern Half of Spirit's 'Bonestell' Panorama (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-08-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Southern Half of Spirit's 'Bonestell' Panorama
PIA11051:
Southern Half of Spirit's 'Bonestell' Panorama
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Full-Circle 'Bonestell' Panorama from Spirit (False Color)
PIA11745:
Full-Circle 'Bonestell' Panorama from Spirit (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Full-Circle 'Bonestell' Panorama from Spirit
PIA11746:
Full-Circle 'Bonestell' Panorama from Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-12 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil (False Color)
PIA11756:
Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-12 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil (Vertical)
PIA11757:
Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil (Vertical)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-01-12 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil
PIA11758:
Rover's Wheel Churns Up Bright Martian Soil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-01 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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Daisy in Full Bloom on
PIA11384:
Daisy in Full Bloom on "Mazatzal" (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Near
PIA11779:
Spirit Near "Stapledon" on Sol 1802 (Polar)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Near
PIA11780:
Spirit Near "Stapledon" on Sol 1802 (Vertical)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Near
PIA11781:
Spirit Near "Stapledon" on Sol 1802 (Stereo)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Near
PIA11782:
Spirit Near "Stapledon" on Sol 1802
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Impediment to Spirit Drive on Sol 1806
PIA11783:
Impediment to Spirit Drive on Sol 1806
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-12 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Very Dusty Solar Panel on Spirit, Sol 1811
PIA11798:
Very Dusty Solar Panel on Spirit, Sol 1811
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-12 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Solar Panel on Sol 1813, Still Very Dusty
PIA11799:
Spirit Solar Panel on Sol 1813, Still Very Dusty
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-17 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit Beside 'Home Plate,' Sol 1809
PIA11804:
Spirit Beside 'Home Plate,' Sol 1809
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Spirit Begins Drive Around Home Plate
PIA11823:
Spirit Begins Drive Around Home Plate
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Dust Devil in Spirit's View Ahead on Sol 1854
PIA11961:
Dust Devil in Spirit's View Ahead on Sol 1854
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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New Record Five-Wheel Drive, Spirit's Sol 1856
PIA11963:
New Record Five-Wheel Drive, Spirit's Sol 1856
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-03-30 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Bright Soil Churned by Spirit's Sol 1861 Drive
PIA11967:
Bright Soil Churned by Spirit's Sol 1861 Drive
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Spirit's View Beside 'Home Plate' on Sol 1823
PIA11972:
Spirit's View Beside 'Home Plate' on Sol 1823
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-05 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843
PIA11974:
Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843
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Navigation Camera
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Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843 (Polar)
PIA11975:
Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843 (Polar)
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Navigation Camera
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Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843 (Vertical)
PIA11976:
Time for a Change; Spirit's View on Sol 1843 (Vertical)
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Navigation Camera
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View Ahead After Spirit's Sol 1861 Drive
PIA11978:
View Ahead After Spirit's Sol 1861 Drive
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-20 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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After a Spirit Drive West of 'Home Plate'
PIA11990:
After a Spirit Drive West of 'Home Plate'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-05-01 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Spirit Slipping in Soft Ground, Sol 1889
PIA12002:
Spirit Slipping in Soft Ground, Sol 1889
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-05-11 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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Spirit's Wheels Digging into Soft Ground, Sol 1899
PIA12007:
Spirit's Wheels Digging into Soft Ground, Sol 1899
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-25 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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The soft soil exposed when wheels of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit dug into a patch of ground dubbed
PIA12078:
Variations in Soft Soil of 'Troy' (False Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-03 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Microscopic Imager
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This panorama of images from the Spirit rover, taken on Sol 1925 (June 2, 
2009), is helping engineers assess the rover's current state and plan her 
extraction from the soft soil in the region now called
PIA12102:
Spirit Photographs Her Underbelly, SOL 1925
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-01 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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With a slope of about 10 degrees and a pointy rock under the test rover's 
belly, this sandbox setup at NASA's JPL, is ready for engineers to use the test rover to assess possible moves for getting Mars rover Spirit out of a patch of loose Martian soil.
PIA12103:
Test Setup for Effort to Free Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-06 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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After commanding five of a test rover's six wheels to drive forward, rover driver Paolo Bellutta (left) measures how much the rover moved sideways, downslope, during the maneuver.
PIA12109:
Assessing Movement of Test Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover team members Kim Lichtenberg (left) and Mike Seibert fill a mixer 
with powdered clay and diatomaceous earth, a combination found to offer 
physical properties similar to the soil where NASA's rover Spirit is embedded on Mars.
PIA12099:
Preparing a Test Mixture
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Rover team members Mike Seibert (left) and Paolo Bellutta add a barrowful 
of soil mixture to the sloped box where a test rover will be used for 
assessing possible maneuvers for NASA's rover Spirit to use in escaping from a sandtrap on Mars.
PIA12100:
Filling the Simulated Sandtrap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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While a test rover rolls off a plywood surface into a prepared bed of soft 
soil, rover team members Colette Lohr (left) and Kim Lichtenberg (center) 
eye the wheels digging into the soil and Paolo Bellutta enters the next 
driving command.
PIA12101:
Test Rover Sinks into Prepared Soil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-04 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit welcomed the beginning of 2006 on Earth by taking this striking panorama of intricately rippled sand deposits in Gusev Crater on Mars.
PIA03274:
Intricately Rippled Sand Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-25 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This 360-degree view, called the 'McMurdo' panorama, comes from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. From April through October 2006, Spirit has stayed on a small hill known as 'Low Ridge.'
PIA01907:
'McMurdo' Panorama from Spirit's 'Winter Haven'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-08 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Mike Seibert and Sharon Laubach, engineers on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, check the exact position of a test rover in preparation for the next test of a possible maneuver for Spirit to use on Mars.
PIA12115:
Preparing for Next Test
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team members prepare a testing setup for a subsequent experiment after an experiment driving the rover in a crablike motion, with all four corner wheels angled to the right.
PIA12118:
After a Crabwalk Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-13 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Mars Exploration Rover team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., prepare an experiment on July 13, 2009, for assessing how a test rover moves when embedded in loose soil and commanded to drive backward with wheels turned.
PIA12119:
Position Markers in Preparation for Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-14 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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Researchers used the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to look for dust devils near the rover during the mission's 1,919th Martian day, or sol (May 27, 2009).
PIA12120:
Huge Dust Devil Northwest of Spirit, Sol 1919
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Panoramic Camera
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While the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit was taking exposures with different color filters on May 27, 2009), dust devils moved across the field of view.
PIA12121:
Colorful Effect from Sequential Shots of Moving Dust Devils
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-16 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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This scene combines three frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,869th Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 6, 2009). It spans 120 degrees, with south at the center.
PIA12138:
Spirit's Look Ahead on Sol 1869
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Navigation Camera
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This scene combines three frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,866th Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 3, 2009). It spans 120 degrees, with south at the center.
PIA12136:
Spirit's Look Ahead After Sol 1866 Drive
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Navigation Camera
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This scene combines five frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,871st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 8, 2009). It spans 180 degrees, with east on the left, south at the center
PIA12140:
Spirit Close to "Troy," Sol 1871
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Navigation Camera
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This scene combines seven frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,891st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 28, 2009).
PIA12142:
Spirit's View from "Troy"
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Navigation Camera
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This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,866th Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 3, 2009). You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12137:
Spirit's Look Ahead After Sol 1866 Drive (Stereo)
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In this view from behind a test rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., the rear wheels of the rover are turned toward the left, and the left-front wheel is turned toward the the right.
PIA12145:
Preparing for Rover Pivot Test
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Rover team members Kim Lichtenberg and Joseph Carsten watch motions of a test rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., as the rover carries out commands for driving forward with an arc toward the right.
PIA12144:
Observing a Rover Pivot Test
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Panoramic Camera
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This image shows the Sun as it appears on Mars throughout the day. Scientists monitor the dimming of the setting Sun to assess how much dust is in the martian atmosphere. The pictures were taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's panoramic camera.
PIA05041:
Martian Sunsets More Than Just Pretty
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Mars Exploration Rover team members on July 21, 2009, tested how altering the order in which individual wheels turn for steering affects how those turns dig the wheels deeper into soft soil. From left: Alfonso Herrera, Vandana Verma, Bruce Banerdt.
PIA12150:
Testing Sequences of Wheel Turns
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Rover team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., on July 24, 2009, discuss the next step in preparing for a new phase in testing of possible moves for getting NASA's Mars rover Spirit out of a sandtrap on Mars.
PIA12156:
Sandbox Tracks from Rover Testing
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team members continued longer-duration test runs this week, driving the test rover forward and uphill in a crab-like position. These long-duration drives will continue through the end of next week.
PIA12159:
Uphill Climb
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A test setup at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory enables experiments with maneuvers being considered for use by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to get Spirit out of soft soil where it has become embedded.
PIA12171:
Laying the Groundwork for a Rover Test
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Microscopic Imager
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This mosaic image was taken with the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to get a look underneath the rover.
PIA12182:
Spirit's View of Own Underbelly, Sol 1990
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Testing at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in August 2009 is assessing possible maneuvers that the Mars rover Spirit might use for escaping from a patch of soft soil where it is embedded at a Martian site called 'Troy.'
PIA12183:
Second Test Rover Added for 'Free Spirit' Tests
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Panoramic Camera
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This full-circle, false color view from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the terrain surrounding the location called 'Troy,' where Spirit became embedded in soft soil during the spring of 2009.
PIA12201:
'Calypso' Panorama of Spirit's View from 'Troy' (False Color)
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Tests of possible maneuvers for use by NASA's rover Spirit on Mars include use of this lightweight test rover at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA12204:
Checking Tilt of Lightweight Test Rover
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Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit recorded this forward view of its arm and surroundings; bright soil in the left half of the image is loose, fluffy material churned by the rover's left-front wheel as Spirit.
PIA12312:
Spirit's Robotic Stretch on Sol 2052
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A screen shot from software used by the Mars Exploration Rover team for assessing movements by Spirit and Opportunity illustrates the degree to which Spirit's wheels have become embedded in soft material at the location called \
PIA12337:
Computer Reconstruction of Spirit's Predicament
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Rover-team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., check slight movements by a test rover during tests simulating the challenge of getting NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit out of a sand trap on Mars.
PIA12352:
Sandbox Testing to Prepare for Driving Spirit
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A depression called 'Scamander Crater,' dominates the terrain near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in this map that emphasizes local topography by removing the regional tilt to the northwest.
PIA12353:
Adjusted Local Topography Map of Spirit's Surroundings
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Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit looks toward the northwest and shows some of the targets examined by Spirit after the rover became embedded at this site.
PIA12354:
Site of Intense Investigation by Spirit
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Hazcam
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Wheel slippage during attempts to extricate NASA's Mars Rover Spirit from a patch of soft ground during the preceding two weeks had partially buried 
the wheels by the 1,899th Martian day, or sol, of the Spirit's mission on Mars (May 6, 2009).
PIA12355:
Spirit's Wheels Digging into Soft Ground, Sol 1899
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Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit used its rear hazard avoidance camera to take this view toward the south during the 1,899th Martian day, or sol, 
of Spirit's mission on Mars (May 6, 2009).
PIA12356:
Rear View Southward from 'Troy'
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit used its rear hazard avoidance camera to take this view toward the south during the 1,899th Martian day, or sol, 
of Spirit's mission on Mars (May 6, 2009).
PIA12357:
View in Travel Direction, Sol 1870, with 'Rock Garden'
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This image is one of two images which documents very slight forward movement of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during a drive on the rover's 2,090th Martian day, or sol (Nov. 19, 2009).
PIA12471:
Movement from Spirit's Second Extrication Drive Animation Icon
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Movement from Spirit's Third Extrication Drive
PIA12378:
Movement from Spirit's Third Extrication Drive Animation Icon
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Navigation Camera
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This view from the navigation camera near the top of the mast on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the tracks left by the rover as it drove southward and backward, dragging its inoperable right-front wheel.
PIA12473:
Tracks in, Path out?
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Little Movement in Spirit's Sol 2099 Drive
PIA12477:
Little Movement in Spirit's Sol 2099 Drive Animation Icon
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Diagnostic tests were run on the right-rear wheel and right-front wheel on NASA's Spirit. The right-rear wheel continued to show no motion in the latest tests and exhibited very high resistance in the motor winding.
PIA12398:
Slight Movement by Spirit's Right-Front Wheel, Sol 2113 Animation Icon
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This frame (taken from a three-frame animation) aids evaluation of performance of the right-front wheel on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during a drive on the rover's 2,117th Martian day, or sol (Dec. 16, 2009).
PIA12482:
Rotations by Spirit's Right-Front Wheel, Sol 2117 Animation Icon
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Hazcam
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This image is one of two frames showing NASA's Spirit driving backward as next technique for attempting to extricate the rover from the sand trap where it is embedded. Go to the Photojournal for the animation.
PIA12497:
Movement During Backward Drive, Sols 2147 Animation Icon
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Panoramic Camera
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Lengthy detective work from data collected by NASA's rover Spirit confirmed that an outcrop called 'Comanche' contains a mineral indicating that a past environment was wet and non-acidic, possibly favorable to life.
PIA13175:
Carbonate-Containing Martian Rocks, False Color
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Panoramic Camera
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This mosaic of images shows the soil in front of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit after a series of short backward drives during attempts to extricate the rover from a sand trap in January and early February 2010.
PIA13543:
Soil Disturbed by Spirit Drives Before Fourth Martian Winter (False Color)
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Navigation Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit used its navigation camera to capture this view of the terrain toward the southeast from the location Spirit reached on the 1,871st Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (April 8, 2009).
PIA11996:
'Von Braun' Mound in Spirit's Drive Direction
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This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,871st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 8, 2009). You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12141:
Spirit Close to "Troy," Sol 1871 (Stereo)
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This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,891st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 28, 2009). You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12143:
Spirit's View from "Troy" (Stereo)
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This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,869th Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 6, 2009). You will need 3-D glasses to view this image.
PIA12139:
Spirit's Look Ahead on Sol 1869 (Stereo)
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Before moving on to explore more of Mars, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit looked back at the long and winding trail of twin wheel tracks the rover created to get to the top of 'Husband Hill.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03058:
Looking Back at Spirit's Trail to the Summit (Stereo)
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit obtained this stereo panorama of the surrounding Martian terrain in Gusev Crater . 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03250:
Sweeping View of the "Columbia Hills" and Gusev Crater (3-D)
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Microscopic Imager
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This stereo view combines a pair of images taken two months apart by the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA12181:
Spirit's View of Own Underbelly, (Stereo from Two Sols)
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Panoramic Camera
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This full-circle view from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the terrain surrounding the location called 'Troy,' where Spirit became embedded in soft soil during the spring of 2009. 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA12202:
'Calypso' Panorama of Spirit's View from 'Troy' (Stereo)
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Navigation Camera
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This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover, Spiriti, was taken from the summit of 'Husband Hill,' three dust devils are clearly visible in the plains of Gusev Crater. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04186:
A Great Place to Watch the Weather (3-D)
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Dust-covered rocks can be seen in this portion of the 3D image taken by the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05005:
Shrouded in Dust
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Navigation Camera
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 107. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05809:
Spirit's View on Sol 107 in 3-D
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 93. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05765:
Spirit's View on Sol 93 (3-D)
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 100. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05771:
Spirit's View on Sol 100 (3-D)
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 101. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05777:
Spirit's View on Sol 101 (3-D)
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 110. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05815:
Spirit's View on Sol 110 in 3-D
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 121. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05883:
Spirit Keeps on Trekking (3-D)
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This 3-D cylindrical-perspective mosaic was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured on on sol 122. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05889:
Spirit Heads Toward History (3-D)
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