Portions of the lander's deflated airbags and a petal are at lower left in this image from NASA's Mars Pathfinder. 3-D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail.
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Martian terrain & airbags - 3-D

Portions of the lander's deflated airbags and a petal are at the lower area of this image, taken in stereo by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on Sol 3. 3-D glasses are necessary to identify surface detail. This image is part of a 3D "monster" panorama of the area surrounding the landing site.

Mars Pathfinder is the second in NASA's Discovery program of low-cost spacecraft with highly focused science goals. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, developed and manages the Mars Pathfinder mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. JPL is an operating division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) was developed by the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory under contract to JPL. Peter Smith is the Principal Investigator.

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Image details

ID#:
PIA00693

Date added:
1997-07-13

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)

Spacecraft:
Mars Pathfinder Lander

Instruments:
Imager for Mars Pathfinder

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL