Twins Share a Room

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February 10, 2003

Engineers for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission are completing assembly and testing for the twin robotic geologists at JPL. This week the twin rovers are sharing floor space in JPL's Spacecraft Assembly Facility for the last time before they are shipped to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

In the second image, engineers are installing the rover's solar panels.On the left is one of the rovers, fully assembled. The rovers will be launched separately in May and June.

Contact: JPL/Colleen Sharkey (818) 354-0372

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Mars Exploration Rover 1

Mars Exploration Rover 1

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