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Spirit shimmies sideways, sols 1,713-1,715

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Spirit shimmies sideways, sols 1,713-1,715 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

Original image data dated on or about October 28, 2008.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Michael Howard


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