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Spirit shimmies sideways, sols 1,713-1,715
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Spirit, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars, animation
Spirit continued its attempt to bump up the slope of Home Plate on sol 1,715, but its attempt to drive upward resulted in a sideways shimmy instead. An animation of Spirit's motion from sols 1,709 to 1,715 can be downloaded here
(Quicktime format, 340 kb).
NASA / JPL-Caltech / animation by Michael Howard
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Original image data dated on or about October 28, 2008
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