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Front Camera View of Backward Drives

View Forward of Spirit Backward Drives

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This animation aids evaluation of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's motion during five drives on sols 2145 through 2154 (Jan. 14 though Jan. 23, 2010).

The series of wide-angle views shown one after the other in this animation come from Spirit's front hazard-avoidance camera.

The view is toward the north, looking down at Spirit's front wheels.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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