The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Southward-looking Navcam panorama, Opportunity sol 1,696
Filed under pretty pictures, Opportunity, amateur image processing, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars
When Opportunity departed Victoria crater for its long journey to Endeavour, it first headed to the south-southwest, aiming for the nearest bedrock. Bedrock is generally easier driving and is also scientifically interesting, unlike the unremitting dune fields.
NASA / JPL-Caltech / mosaic by Ant103
Original image data dated on or about October 31, 2008.
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