PIA05001: JPL Testbed Image of Airbag Retraction
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Product Size:  762 x 572 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05001.tif (1.309 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05001.jpg (66.66 kB)

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This image shows the deflated airbags retracted underneath the lander petal at the JPL In-Situ Instrument Laboratory. Retracting the airbags helps clear the path for the rover to roll off the lander and onto the martian surface.

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