New Posting: March 18, 2003
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Figure 1: Cruise ring and backshell assemblies

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 2: Gullies in a Crater Wall in Newton Basin, MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-317, 8 August 2002

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS


Figure 3: MER rover and Pathfinder flight spare (Marie Curie)

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 4: Example MER front Hazcam image

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 5: Four instruments on the end of the arm. RAT at left, MI at right, two spectrometers in back

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 6: Pancam calibration target, also doubling as a Mars sundial

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell


Figure 7: MER-1 spacecraft assembled for thermal vacuum testing

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 8: Fully assembled MER-2 rover

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 9: MER-2 side view

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 10: MER computer graphics simulation

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/Dan Maas


Figure 11: MER-1 launch trajectory info

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL


Figure 12: Gullies in Crater Wall, Noachis Terra, MGS MOC Release No. MOC2-238, 22 June 2000

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS


Figure 13: MGS/MOLA topography map

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/MOLA Team


Figure 14: A sea of optics, waiting for assembly into rover cameras

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell


Figure 15: Viking view of Mars, Syrtis hemisphere

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL/USGS



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