A deployed solar panel
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla
25-05-2008 22:18 CDT
Since the lander hit the ground in the afternoon and was oriented east-west, the sun angle tells me that this should be the eastern solar panel.
NASA / JPL / U. Arizona
Solar panel mosaic
A three-panel mosaic of one of the solar panels
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