PIA12352: Sandbox Testing to Prepare for Driving Spirit
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Product Size:  3456 x 2592 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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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. From left: Alfonso Herrera, Matt Van Kirk, Mike Seibert, Brenda Franklin.

To see updates on the efforts to free the Spirit rover, visit the JPL Free Spirit website.

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