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  • This scene combines five frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit

    Spirit Close to "Troy," Sol 1871

    This scene combines five frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,871st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 8, 2009).

  • This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit

    Spirit Close to "Troy," Sol 1871 (Stereo)

    This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,871st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 8, 2009).

  • This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit

    Spirit's View from "Troy" (Stereo)

    This stereo scene combines frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,891st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 28, 2009).

  • This scene combines seven frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit

    Spirit's View from "Troy"

    This scene combines seven frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the 1,891st Martian day, or sol, of Spirit's mission on Mars (April 28, 2009).

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this stereo, 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's Surroundings After Backwards Drive, Sol 1850 (Stereo)

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this stereo, 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,850th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (April 7, 2009).

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's Surroundings After Backwards Drive, Sol 1850

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,850th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (April 7, 2009).

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's View After 72-Meter Drive, Sol 1912 (Vertical)

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,912th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (June 10, 2009).

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this stereo, 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's View After 72-Meter Drive, Sol 1912 (Stereo)

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this stereo, 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,912th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (June 10, 2009).

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's View After 72-Meter Drive, Sol 1912

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,912th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (June 10, 2009).

  • This view from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows tracks left by backing out of a wind-formed ripple

    Skirting an Obstacle, Opportunity's Sol 1867

    This view from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows tracks left by backing out of a wind-formed ripple after the rover's wheels had started to dig too deeply into the dust and sand of the ripple.

  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings

    Opportunity's Surroundings After Backwards Drive, Sol 1850 (Vertical)

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity used its navigation camera to take the images combined into this 360-degree view of the rover's surroundings on the 1,850th Martian day, or sol, of its surface mission (April 7, 2009).

  • Opportunity's traverse map until Sol 1942

    Opportunity's traverse map through Sol 1942

    Where are the rovers now? Opportunity's traverse map through Sol 1942.

  • Spirit's traverse map until Sol 1894

    Spirit's traverse map until Sol 1894

    Where are the rovers now? Spirit's traverse map until Sol 1894.

  • Researchers used the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to look for dust devils near the rover during the mission's 1,919th Martian day.

    Huge Dust Devil Northwest of Spirit, Sol 1919

    Researchers used the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to look for dust devils near the rover during the mission's 1,919th Martian day, or sol (May 27, 2009).

  • The panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit was taking exposures with different color filters during the 1,919th Martian day.

    Colorful Effect from Sequential Shots of Moving Dust Devils

    While the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit was taking exposures with different color filters during the 1,919th Martian day of the rover's mission (May 27, 2009), dust devils moved across the field of view.

  • The navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit caught this stereo view of a dust devil during the 1,913th Martian day.

    Dust Devil West of Spirit, Sol 1913 (Stereo)

    The navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit caught this stereo view of a dust devil during the 1,913th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (May 21, 2009).

  • Rover team members prepare an experiment for assessing how a test rover moves when embedded in loose soil and commanded to drive backward with wheels turned.

    Position Markers in Preparation for Test

    Mars Exploration Rover team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., prepare an experiment on July 13, 2009, for assessing how a test rover moves when embedded in loose soil and commanded to drive backward with wheels turned.

  • Mars Exploration Rover team members prepare a testing setup for the Spirit rover.

    After a Crabwalk Test

    Mars Exploration Rover team members prepare a testing setup for a subsequent experiment after an experiment driving the rover in a crablike motion, with all four corner wheels angled to the right.

  • Engineers check the exact position of a test rover in preparation for the next test of a possible maneuver for Spirit to use on Mars.

    Preparing for Next Test

    Mike Seibert and Sharon Laubach, engineers on the Mars Exploration Rover team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, check the exact position of a test rover in preparation for the next test of a possible maneuver for Spirit to use on Mars.

  • Rover driver Paolo Bellutta measures how much the rover moved sideways, downslope, during the maneuver.

    Assessing Movement of Test Rover

    After commanding five of a test rover's six wheels to drive forward, rover driver Paolo Bellutta measures how much the rover moved sideways, downslope, during the maneuver.