This image taken by the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the powdery soil of Mars in 3-D. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
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Martian Soil in 3-D

This image taken by the microscopic imager on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the powdery soil of Mars in 3-D. It is the sharpest look yet at the surface of another planet. The microscopic imager is located on the rover's instrument deployment device, or "arm."

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Image details

ID#:
PIA05095

Date added:
2004-01-16

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Spirit

Instruments:
Microscopic Imager

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3,078

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA05095.tif (2.08 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA05095.jpg (0.21 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/US Geological Survey