An artist's concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars.
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Mars Exploration Rover, Vertical

December 15, 2003

An artist's concept portrays a NASA Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars. Two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, will reach Mars in January 2004. Each has the mobility and toolkit to function as a robotic geologist.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., manages the Mars Exploration Rover Project for the NASA Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C.

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ID#:
PIA04928

Date added:
2003-12-15

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Spirit, Opportunity

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell University/Maas Digital