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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-23 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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This image is a 360-degree view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's position outside the small crater 'Eagle Crater.' Plentiful ripples are seen on the plains and two depressions featuring bright spots.
PIA05621:
Looking Back at 'Eagle Crater'(Left-eye)
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Microscopic Imager
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A microscopic image shows variability of grain size, medium-sized, well rounded and sorted, within a parallel-stratified portion of the 'Slickrock' area in the martian rock outcrop examined by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
PIA05622:
Grain Size Variability in Rock Layers
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Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity focuses on the rock dubbed 'Bounce,' which the rover's airbag-wrapped lander hit upon landing in Meridiani Planum, Mars in 2004.
PIA05657:
Visiting the Scene of Landing
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Microscopic Imager
Panoramic Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a scour surface or ripple trough lamination. These features are consistent with sedimentation on a moist surface where wind-driven processes may also have occurred.
PIA05623:
Signs of Soft-Sediment Deformation at "Slickrock"
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Microscopic Imager
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This magnified view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity of a portion of a martian rock called 'Upper Dells' shows fine layers (laminae) that are truncated, discordant and at angles to each other. Eight spherules are embedded in the rock.
PIA05624:
"Upper Dells" Clues to Watery History
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Microscopic Imager
Panoramic Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a close-up of texture interpreted as cross-lamination evidence that sediments forming the rock were laid down in flowing water on Mars' Meridiani Planum.
PIA05625:
"Last Chance" Evidence of Ancient Water Flow
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Microscopic Imager
Panoramic Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a close-up of texture interpreted as cross-lamination evidence that sediments forming the rock were laid down in flowing water on Mars' Meridiani Planum.
PIA05626:
"Last Chance" Evidence of Ancient Water Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-25 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's view shows the rover's tracks visible at the original spot where the rover attempted unsuccessfully to exit its landing site crater in 2004.
PIA05631:
A Well-Traveled 'Eagle Crater' (right-eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's view shows the rover's tracks visible at the original spot where the rover attempted unsuccessfully to exit its landing site crater in 2004.
PIA05632:
A Well-Traveled 'Eagle Crater' (left-eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This is the 3-D version of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's view on its 56th sol on Mars, before it left 'Eagle Crater.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05633:
A Well-Traveled 'Eagle Crater'
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera is an approximate true-color rendering of the exceptional rock called 'Berry Bowl' in the 'Eagle Crater' outcrop.
PIA05634:
Discovery Served Up in a Bowl
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's view shows the rover's tracks visible at the original spot where the rover attempted unsuccessfully to exit its landing site crater in 2004.
PIA05636:
Eagle-eye View of "Eagle Crater"
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Hazcam
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity brushing bright materials off a circular patch of the rock dubbed 'Mazatzal.' The freshly exposed rock was investigated by instruments on the rover's arm March 25, 2004.
PIA05637:
Spring Cleaning Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-26 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Microscopic Imager
Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This figure shows spectra taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's Moessbauer spectrometer at various spots in 'Eagle Crater.' Top to bottom, the spectra represent soil measurements taken from the center of the crater and out to the rim.
PIA05640:
Keepers of the Hematite
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Hazcam
Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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This image from the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity focuses on a target called 'Goal 5' a wind-rippled spot on the upper part of the crater, higher in hematite content compared to other soils within the crater.
PIA05645:
Ebony and Ivory
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Microscopic Imager
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This image of 'Punaluu' named after the white sand beaches of Hawaii, was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity showing irregularly shaped, light-colored, millimeter-sized (0.04 inch) clasts, or particles, in a fine-grained soil.
PIA05646:
'Lanikai' Under the Microscope
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Microscopic Imager
Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This image of the soil target, informally called 'Punaluu' after the black sand beaches of Hawaii, was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's microscopic imager during the rover's 'Eagle Crater' soil survey.
PIA05647:
'Punaluu' Under the Microscope
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Panoramic Camera
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This image of 'Neopolitan' from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's 'Eagle Crater' soil survey highlights the border between two different soil types, a lighter, finer-grained unit to the left and a darker, coarser-grained to the right.
PIA05648:
Where Light Meets Dark
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Microscopic Imager
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's 'Eagle Crater' soil survey displays a mixture of light and dark soil units with several different types of clasts, or particles, held in surrounding fine-grained sands.
PIA05649:
'Cookies and Cream' Under the Microscope
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Microscopic Imager
Moessbauer Spectrometer
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The image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity features small grains one millimeter (0.04 inch) or less in size and somewhat lighter in color than those in other soil units observed in Eagle Crater.
PIA05650:
'Vanilla' Under the Microscope
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Microscopic Imager
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The image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity illustrates the tremendous variety of soil types and shapes found in Eagle Crater on Mars.
PIA05651:
No Two Soil Patches Are Alike
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Hazcam
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This image taken by the hazard-avoidance camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rover investigating a bright patch of soil dubbed 'Mont Blanc' on Meridiani Planum.
PIA05652:
At Work in the Plains of Meridiani
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Microscopic Imager
Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This mosaic, created from four images taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's microscopic imager, outlines the target on 'Bounce' rock that the rover's rock abrasion tool later abraded.
PIA05660:
Eye on "Bounce"
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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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This microscopic image was created after NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit completed a second grind with its rock abrasion tool at the target 'New York' on the rock named 'Mazatzal.'
PIA05667:
Rock Bites into "Bounce"
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Hazcam
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity front left hazard-avoidance camera shows a pebble caught in rover's front right wheel.
PIA05668:
On a Roll
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Panoramic Camera
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This mosaic of images from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity looks to the southeast from inside Eagle Crater. This was among the first peeks out into the plains, revealing the enigmatic dark feature dubbed 'Bounce' rock.
PIA05669:
Rock on the Range
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity took this image of the rock dubbed 'Bounce.' The rock has a number of shiny surfaces and textures on it. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) logo is seen in the foreground.
PIA05670:
Bounce Rock Close-Up
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This image shows the hole drilled by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's rock abrasion tool into the rock dubbed 'Bounce.' The tool drilled about 7 mm into the rock and generated small piles of 'tailings' or rock dust around the central hole.
PIA05671:
Bounce Rock Dimple
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Panoramic Camera
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This image from the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's shows one octant of a larger panoramic image of 'Lion King' facing directly into the crater and showing small features in the field near the rover arm, to features larger on the horizon.
PIA05672:
Lion King Surveys Homeland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its robotic arm to examine 'Bounce Rock' during the rover's 67th sol on Mars, April 1, 2004.
PIA05685:
At Work on "Bounce Rock" Animation Icon
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Panoramic Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows 'Bounce Rock.' There appears to be a dusty coating on the top of parts of the rock, which may have been broken when it was struck by the airbags while rolling to a stop.
PIA05678:
Bounce Rock Snapshot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-02 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Microscopic Imager
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This 3-D image taken by the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a close-up of the center of the rock abrasion tool hole, ground into 'Bounce.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05687:
A Crack Runs Through It
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Panoramic Camera
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This image, acquired by the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, highlights the vast plains of Meridiani Planum focusing on a sinous crack consisting of a series of deep dimples sprinkled with rocks.
PIA05714:
A Puzzling Crack
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Navigation Camera
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This image was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity showing a sinuous trough in the plains of Meridiani Planum with curious dimples.
PIA05718:
Curious Dimples
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-08 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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The rear hazard-avoidance camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity caught this view of the rover's freshly made tracks after a record drive of 100 meters (328 feet) during sol 70 of the rover's mission (April 5, 2004).
PIA05722:
Looking Back, Opportunity Sol 70
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rover's forward view at Meridiani Planum as well as 'Endurance Crater.' The shadow of the rover's panoramic camera mast assembly can be seen on the bottom right.
PIA05723:
Building Up Endurance
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Navigation Camera
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This 360-degree image mosaic was constructed from a sequence of images taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity showing its position along the edge of the large trough dubbed 'Anatolia.'
PIA05727:
At the Edge of 'Anatolia'
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Panoramic Camera
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This false-color composite of the rock dubbed 'Bounce' shows the rock after NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity drilled into it with its rock abrasion tool. The drilling of the hole generated a bright powder.
PIA05731:
'Bounce' Exposed
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Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This graph shows that the rock dubbed 'Bounce' near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing region at Meridiani Planum is not made up of the same minerals as surrounding soil.
PIA05750:
'Bounce': Not Like the Others
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Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This graph compares the spectrum of 'Bounce,' a rock at Meridiani Planum, to that of a martian meteorite found on Earth called Shergotty.
PIA05751:
'Bounce' and Shergotty Share Common Ground
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Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer
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These two sets of bar graphs compare the elemental compositions of martian rocks 'Bounce,' located at Meridiani Planum; EETA79001-B, a martian meteorite found in Antarctica; a rock found at the Mars Pathfinder landing site; Shergotty, a martian meteorite.
PIA05752:
'Bounce' and Martian Meteorite of the Same Mold
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Hazcam
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity digging a trench near the trough dubbed 'Anatolia' with its left front wheel on sol 73. It was taken by the rover's hazard-avoidance camera.
PIA05754:
Trenching the Trough Animation Icon
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Panoramic Camera
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This approximate true-color panorama from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, dubbed 'Lion King,' shows 'Eagle Crater' and the surrounding plains of Meridiani Planum.
PIA05755:
Opportunity Captures "Lion King" Panorama
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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This graph shows the light signatures, or spectra, of two sides of the rock dubbed 'Bounce,' located at Meridiani Planum, Mars. The spectra were taken by the miniature thermal emission spectrometer onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
PIA05756:
'RAT' Leaves a Fine Mess
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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The mineralogy of 'Bounce' rock was determined by fitting spectra from laboratory minerals to the spectrum of Bounce taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity including pyroxene, plagioclase and olivine commonly found in basaltic volcanic rocks.
PIA05757:
Best Fit for 'Bounce'
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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The mineralogy of
PIA05758:
Recipe for 'Bounce' Rock
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Panoramic Camera
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This false-color image NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows visible mineral changes between the materials that make up the rim of the impact crater known as 'Endurance' on Mars.
PIA06013:
The Colors of "Endurance"
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Navigation Camera
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This image taken on May 1, 2004, by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the impact crater known as 'Endurance.' The rover had been traversing the rim of the crater looking for a suitable entry point to the crater.
PIA06014:
The Realm of "Endurance"
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Panoramic Camera
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This mosaic image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera provides an overview of the rover's drive direction toward 'Endurance Crater,' which is in the upper right corner of image.
PIA05072:
'Endurance' Goal Across the Plains
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by the navigation camera onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The view is a region dubbed 'Fram Crater' located .3 miles from 'Eagle Crater' and roughly 820 feet from 'Endurance Crater' (upper right).
PIA05782:
One View, Two Craters
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Navigation Camera
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This 3-D cylindrical projection was taken by the navigation camera onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. This is a region dubbed 'Fram Crater' located .3 miles from 'Eagle Crater' and roughly 820 feet from 'Endurance Crater' (upper right).
PIA05783:
One View, Two Craters (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by the navigation camera onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The view is a region dubbed 'Fram Crater' located .3 miles from 'Eagle Crater' and roughly 820 feet from 'Endurance Crater' (upper right).
PIA05784:
One View, Two Craters (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by the navigation camera onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The view is a region dubbed 'Fram Crater' located .3 miles from 'Eagle Crater' and roughly 820 feet from 'Endurance Crater' (upper right).
PIA05785:
One View, Two Craters (right eye)
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity broke its own record for the deepest hole ground into a rock on another planet with a 7.2-millimeter (about 0.28-inch) grind on the rock 'Pilbara,' on the rover's 86th sol on Mars.
PIA05787:
'RAT' Hole on 'Pilbara' (pre-RAT)
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity broke its own record for the deepest hole ground into a rock on another planet with a 7.2-millimeter (about 0.28-inch) grind on the rock 'Pilbara,' on the rover's 86th sol on Mars.
PIA05788:
'RAT' Hole on 'Pilbara' (post-RAT)
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Microscopic Imager
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This image taken by the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the hole drilled by the rover's rock abrasion tool into the rock dubbed 'Pilbara.' The process left a pile of rock powder around the side of the hole.
PIA05824:
'Blueberry' Exposed
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Navigation Camera
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The possible exit path, pictured on the far right of this image where the outcrop is punctuated, was eventually deemed too hazardous for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to attempt.
PIA07083:
No Shortcut for Opportunity
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Panoramic Camera
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This image from the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a trench dug by the rover in the vicinity of the 'Anatolia' region. Two imprints from the rover's Moessbauer spectrometer instrument were left in the exposed soils.
PIA05828:
Trench Reveals Two Faces of Soils
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Panoramic Camera
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This image taken by NASA;s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rock called 'Pilbara' located in the small crater dubbed 'Fram.' The rock appears to be dotted with the same 'blueberries,' or spherules, found at 'Eagle Crater.'
PIA05829:
Similar on the Inside (pre-grinding)
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Panoramic Camera
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This image taken by NASA;s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rock called 'Pilbara' located in the small crater dubbed 'Fram.' The rock appears to be dotted with the same 'blueberries,' or spherules, found at 'Eagle Crater.'
PIA05830:
Similar on the Inside (post-grinding)
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Microscopic Imager
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This image taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the hole drilled by the rover's rock abrasion tool into the rock dubbed 'Pilbara.' A sliced 'blueberry,' or spherule, which is darker and harder than the rest of the rock is visible.
PIA05831:
Door to 'Pilbara'
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Panoramic Camera
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This true-color image in reddish hues from the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the target nicknamed 'Hamersley' within 'Fram Crater.' The nature of the outcrop material seen in this location is visibly disrupted.
PIA05832:
'Hamersley' : Not Quite Like 'Eagle Crater'
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Panoramic Camera
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This is a forward-looking view of the Meridiani Planum plains that lie between NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity and its primary drive target, 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05833:
Opportunity Spies Its Target
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Panoramic Camera
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Animation software used by engineers for planning rover drives portrays the location of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on April 26, 2004, at the successful completion of 90 sols of operating on Mars.
PIA05841:
Opportunity at Time of Full Mission Success
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Panoramic Camera
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This image mosaic from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera was taken from a rover position of the rim of
PIA05847:
'Endurance' Looms on the Horizon
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on April 28, 2004. On that sol, Opportunity sat on the rippled dunes a ways from the rim of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05848:
Approaching 'Endurance'
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Navigation Camera
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This 3-D cylindrical projection was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on April 28, 2004. On that sol, Opportunity sat on the rippled dunes a ways from the rim of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05849:
Approaching 'Endurance' (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on April 28, 2004. On that sol, Opportunity sat on the rippled dunes a ways from the rim of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05850:
Approaching 'Endurance' (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This cylindrical projection was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on April 28, 2004. On that sol, Opportunity sat on the rippled dunes a ways from the rim of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05851:
Approaching 'Endurance' (right eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows the rover's view of Meridiani Planum as it headed to Endurance Crater on Mars.
PIA05852:
Almost There!
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Navigation Camera
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This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows the rover's view of Meridiani Planum as it headed to Endurance Crater on Mars.
PIA05853:
Almost There! (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows the rover's view of Meridiani Planum as it headed to Endurance Crater on Mars.
PIA05854:
Almost There! (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity shows the rover's view of Meridiani Planum as it headed to Endurance Crater on Mars.
PIA05855:
Approaching 'Endurance' (right eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This 180-degree view from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity was its first look inside 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05859:
Behold 'Endurance'!
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Navigation Camera
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This anaglyph from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity was its first look inside 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05860:
Behold 'Endurance'! (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This 180-degree view from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity was its first look inside 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05861:
Behold 'Endurance'! (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This 180-degree view from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity was its first look inside 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05862:
Behold 'Endurance'! (right eye)
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Panoramic Camera
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This approximate true-color image taken by the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the impact crater known as 'Endurance.'
PIA05867:
A Crater of Clues to Mars' Buried Past
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Panoramic Camera
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This 3D model superimposes NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on a scientific treasure chest of martian rocks contained within the landing site, a crater on Meridiani Planum, Mars.
PIA05868:
A Precious Opportunity
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Panoramic Camera
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This approximate true-color image taken by the panoramic camera NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity highlights the vertical drop on a feature called 'Burns Cliff' within the impact crater known as 'Endurance.'
PIA05869:
'Burns Cliff' Beckons
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Panoramic Camera
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A model of NASA's Opportunity rover has been superimposed on top of an approximate true-color image showing its approximate size in relation to the impressive impact crater dubbed 'Endurance' on Mars.
PIA05870:
'Endurance': A Daunting Challenge
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Panoramic Camera
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This image highlights the 'Karatepe' ingress, where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity began its traverse down into 'Endurance Crater' on July 5, 2004.
PIA05871:
'Karatepe': An Approachable Target
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This terrain model shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity at the end of its drive to the edge of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05872:
At the Edge of 'Endurance'
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity along the eastern rim of 'Endurance Crater' before reaching the beginning of the 'Karatepe' area on Mars.
PIA05906:
Riding the Rim of 'Endurance'
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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 103. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05907:
Riding the Rim of 'Endurance' (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity along the eastern rim of 'Endurance Crater' before reaching the beginning of the 'Karatepe' area on Mars.
PIA05908:
Riding the Rim of 'Endurance' (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity along the eastern rim of 'Endurance Crater' before reaching the beginning of the 'Karatepe' area on Mars.
PIA05909:
Riding the Rim of 'Endurance' (right eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This polar projection view shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity along the eastern rim of 'Endurance Crater' before reaching the beginning of the 'Karatepe' area on Mars.
PIA05910:
Riding the Rim of 'Endurance' (polar)
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Panoramic Camera
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This approximate true-color image of the rock called 'Lion Stone' was acquired by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera on May 9, 2004.
PIA05911:
A Lion of a Stone
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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Surface composition in 'Endurance Crater' is mapped with color-coded interpretation of data from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The information has been overlaid onto a view of a crater on Mars.
PIA05933:
Seeing 'Endurance' Through Infrared Eyes
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' on Mars on May 13, 2004.
PIA05960:
Looking at 'Endurance' on Sol 108
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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 108. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05961:
Looking at 'Endurance' on Sol 108 (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' on Mars on May 13, 2004.
PIA05962:
Looking at 'Endurance' on Sol 108 (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' on Mars on May 13, 2004.
PIA05963:
Looking at 'Endurance' on Sol 108 (right eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars on May 15, 2004.
PIA05964:
Opportunity View on Sol 109
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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 109. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05965:
Opportunity View on Sol 109 (3-D)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars on May 15, 2004.
PIA05966:
Opportunity View on Sol 109 (left eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity sitting along the rim of 'Endurance Crater' in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars on May 15, 2004.
PIA05967:
Opportunity View on Sol 109 (right eye)
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Microscopic Imager
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This mosaic of four images from the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the freshly exposed interior of a rock dubbed 'Lion Stone' after the rover's rock abrasion tool ground away a circular patch of the rock's surface.
PIA05978:
Rock Interior Exposed Near 'Endurance'
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Navigation Camera
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars, on May 21, 2004. The rover was near the edge of 'Endurance Crater.'
PIA05984:
Near 'Endurance' on Sol 115
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