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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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 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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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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-27 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-22 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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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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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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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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 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).
PIA05782:
One View, Two Craters
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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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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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The mineralogy of
PIA05758:
Recipe for 'Bounce' Rock
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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
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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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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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
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
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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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
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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 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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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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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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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.
PIA05620:
Looking Back at 'Eagle Crater'(Right-eye)
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Navigation Camera
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This is a 3-D version of the first 360-degree view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's position outside 'Eagle Crater.' 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA05619:
Looking Back at 'Eagle Crater'(3-D)
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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.
PIA05618:
Looking Back at 'Eagle Crater'
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Navigation Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is part of the first set of pictures that was returned to Earth after the rover exited 'Eagle Crater.' Plentiful ripples are seen on the plains and two depressions featuring bright spots.
PIA05617:
Twin Dimples Intrigue Scientists
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Navigation Camera
Panoramic Camera
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a panoramic view of the crater informally referred to as 'Eagle Crater,' which is approximately 72 feet in diameter. Opportunity's lander and track marks are visible.
PIA05600:
Eyeing "Eagle Crater"
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Hazcam
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's front hazard-avoidance camera shows the rover at its Sol 53 (March 17, 2004) location within the 'Eagle Crater' landing site.
PIA05596:
Savoring Neopolitan
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Panoramic Camera
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This image shows an overhead view of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity landing site at Meridiani Planum, nicknamed 'EagleCrater.' Light and dark soil targets and an airbag bounce are seen at this spot dubbed 'Neopolitan.'
PIA05595:
Eagle Crater Traverse Area
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Navigation Camera
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Dubbed 'Carousel,' the rock in this image was the target of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity science team's outcrop 'scuff test.' Left shows the rock pre-scuff. Opportunity slowly rotated its left front wheel on the rock, abrading it.
PIA05594:
Merry-Go-Round
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Panoramic Camera
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This image suggests that the plains beyond the small crater where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity now sits are littered with the same dark grey material found inside the crater in the form of spherules or 'blueberries.'
PIA05588:
'Berries' Here, There, Everywhere
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Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This graph shows spectra of outcrop regions near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site. Blue line shows data which contains a handful of sphere-like grains dubbed 'blueberries'; yellow line represents an area devoid of berries.
PIA05587:
A Bowl of Hematite-Rich 'Berries'
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Microscopic Imager
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This microscopic image, taken at the outcrop region dubbed 'Berry Bowl' near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site, shows the sphere-like grains or 'blueberries' that fill Berry Bowl.
PIA05586:
'Blueberry' Triplets Born in Rock
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Microscopic Imager
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This microscopic image was taken at the outcrop region dubbed 'El Capitan' near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site reveals millimeter-scale layers running horizontally.
PIA05585:
'Blueberry' Layers Indicate Watery Origins
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Panoramic Camera
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This image, taken at a region of the rock outcrop dubbed 'Shoemaker's Patio' near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site, shows finely layered sediments, accentuated by erosion and sphere-like grains or 'blueberries.'
PIA05584:
'Berries' and Rock Share Common Origins
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Navigation Camera
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In this image, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is situated about about 20.3 feet from the lander. Rover tracks zig-zag along the surface. Bounce marks and airbag retraction marks are visible around the lander.
PIA05575:
Home and Back Again
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Hazcam
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's wheels and tracks in the extreme southwestern end of the outcrop in Meridiani Planum, Mars.
PIA05572:
Opportunity Studies Bait in Shark's Cage
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Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer
Microscopic Imager
Moessbauer Spectrometer
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This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows 'blueberries' discovered on Mars. They are spherules that are the abundant spherical hematite inclusions.
PIA05564:
Finding the 'Blueberry' Muffin Recipe
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Hazcam
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in the area dubbed 'Berry Bowl,' where many dark and mysterious spherules or 'blueberries' collected in a depression on the surface of a rock.
PIA05563:
Opportunity Dips in to "Berry Bowl"
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Panoramic Camera
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This panel illustrates the transit of the martian moon Phobos across the Sun. It is made up of images taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.
PIA05554:
Martian Moon Eclipses Sun, in Stages
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity, shows the transit of Mars' moon Deimos across the Sun. Animation available at the Photojournal.
PIA05556:
Deimos Crosses Face of Sun Animation Icon
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity, shows the transit of Mars' moon Phobos across the Sun. Animation available at the Photojournal.
PIA05553:
Martian Moon Blocks Sun Animation Icon
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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This image shows the hematite abundance map for a portion of the Meridiani Planum rock outcrop called 'Echo' near where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity landed. Portions of the inner crater wall in this region appear rich in hematite (red).
PIA05550:
Hematite Abundance Map at Echo
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
Navigation Camera
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These maps, acquired from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity prior to the rover's roll-off, show the five locations the rover visited along the Meridiani Planum rock outcrop (dubbed 'Alpha,' 'Bravo,' 'Charlie,' Delta,' and 'Echo').
PIA05549:
Patches of Hematite
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Miniature Thermal Emission Spectrometer
Panoramic Camera
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These maps from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera mast assembly, show the hematite abundance as detected by the instrument from inside the crater at Opportunity's landing site.
PIA05548:
Here-a-Hematite, There-a-Hematite
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This panoramic image of the 3.1 millimeter-deep (just over one-tenth of an inch) hole ground by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's rock abrasion tool in the target called 'Mojo 2' on 'Flatrock' was taken on the 44th martian day.
PIA05521:
Focus on "Flatrock"
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Microscopic Imager
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This microscopic image of 'Flatrock,' taken on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's 43rd sol on Mars, is representative of the science team's goal at the rock outcrop under investigation at Meridiani Planum.
PIA05520:
Fleshing out "Flatrock"
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Panoramic Camera
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The panoramic camera on NASA's Opportunity combines the first photographs of solar eclipses by Mars' two moons, Deimos and Phobos. Deimos appears as a speck in front of the Sun and Phobos grazes its edge.
PIA05518:
Martian Eclipses: Deimos and Phobos
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Microscopic Imager
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This image composite shows two of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's magnets, the 'capture' magnet (upper portion of left panel) and the 'filter' magnet (lower portion of left panel).
PIA05515:
Rules of Attraction
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Panoramic Camera
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This image mosaic from the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the distant horizon from Opportunity's position inside a small crater at Meridiani Planum, Mars.
PIA05514:
Opportunity's Heatshield on the Horizon
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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The red marks in this image, taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera, indicate holes made by the rover's rock abrasion tool, located on its instrument deployment device, or 'arm.'
PIA05513:
"Hole" Lotta Grindin' Going On
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Panoramic Camera
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This image composite highlights a close-up of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's 'sweep' magnet the dark ring that collects magnetic airborne particles which scientists use to study the origins of dust in the atmosphere.
PIA05512:
Martian Dust Mostly Magnetic
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the results of grinding of its first target with the rock abrasion tool. The grinding process at 'McKittrick' generated a significant amount of fine-grained, reddish dust.
PIA05510:
Messy Grind
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Panoramic Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the results of the second drilling by the rock abrasion tool. The drilling took place on a target called 'Guadalupe' in the 'El Capitan' region of the Meridiani Planum, Mars, rock outcrop.
PIA05509:
Seeing Red at Guadalupe
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the outcrop that sits just inside the small crater where the rover landed. The region dubbed 'El Capitan,' is where scientists gained their first clues to the outcrop's watery past.
PIA05508:
Spotlight on "El Capitan"
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Microscopic Imager
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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This 3-dimensional model shows a postage-stamp-sized patch of the rock target in the outcrop near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site. A sliced sphere-like particle, or 'blueberry' can be seen.
PIA05507:
"Blueberry" Exposed
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Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rover's rock abrasion tool before and after it ground into a rock at Meridiani Planum, Mars. The red dust coating on the instrument is thought to be a form of the mineral hematite.
PIA05505:
You Dirty Rat!
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Hazcam
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the two holes that allowed scientists to peer into Meridiani Planum's wet past. The rover drilled the holes into rocks in the region dubbed 'El Capitan' with its rock abrasion tool.
PIA05504:
Windows to Meridiani's Water-Soaked Past
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Panoramic Camera
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This 3-dimensional model shows a region of the outcrop near NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's landing site dubbed 'Last Chance.' The model was created with images taken by the rover's panoramic camera.
PIA05503:
Rare Glance at "Last Chance"
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Microscopic Imager
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows its 'capture magnet,' which attracts atmospheric dust particles from its front deck. Lighter-colored area are clean sections are virtually free of dust, and dark areas are places where dust has collected.
PIA05496:
Mars Magnet Hits the Bull's-Eye
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Microscopic Imager
Navigation Camera
Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the layered rocks of the 'El Capitan' area near the rover's landing site at Meridani Planum, Mars. Visible on two of the rocks are the holes drilled by the rover.
PIA05495:
Evidence of a Water-Soaked Past
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Hazcam
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This image shows NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's tracks left by the rover during its latest 'dance,' or series of maneuvers, around the rock outcrop near its landing site on Meridiani Planum.
PIA05494:
A View of Opportunity's Dance Moves
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Microscopic Imager
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the shapes of the vugs, or small cavities, located on the region dubbed 'El Capitan.' The region is part of the rock outcrop at Meridiani Planum, Mars.
PIA05493:
Vugs Provide Clues to Martian Past
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Panoramic Camera
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This mosaic of images taken by the panoramic camera onboard NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rock region dubbed 'El Capitan,' which lies within the larger outcrop near the rover's landing site.
PIA05492:
"El Capitan's" Scientific Gems
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