PIA01424: Rover Panorama from Sols 75 & 76
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
 Spacecraft:  Mars Pathfinder Rover
 Instrument:  Rover Cameras 
 Product Size:  2593 x 788 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  MRPS89572
 Addition Date:  1998-07-03
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA01424.tif (1.101 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA01424.jpg (174.5 kB)

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This Sojourner rover panorama from Sols 75 and 76 is the only true panorama product (as opposed to the normal "tiled" full frames) produced by the rover. This panorama ranges from Big Crater on the left (about azimuth 160 degrees), past the "Twin Peaks" and almost all the way to the north horizon, for a swath of about 200 degrees in azimuth.

Mars Pathfinder is the second in NASA's Discovery program of low-cost spacecraft with highly focused science goals. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, developed and manages the Mars Pathfinder mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

Photojournal note: Sojourner spent 83 days of a planned seven-day mission exploring the Martian terrain, acquiring images, and taking chemical, atmospheric and other measurements. The final data transmission received from Pathfinder was at 10:23 UTC on September 27, 1997. Although mission managers tried to restore full communications during the following five months, the successful mission was terminated on March 10, 1998.

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