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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Spirit rover tracks at Tyrone, sol 1096

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Spirit rover tracks at Tyrone, sol 1096 While dragging a stuck wheel during drives around home plate, Spirit uncovered a strange bright soil at a spot named "Tyrone." The soil was interesting enough that the rover returned to the spot to explore it. This version of the image is from archival science data taken through red, green, and blue filters, so its color is more or less what the human eye would see.

NASA / JPL / Cornell / Emily Lakdawalla

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about February 2, 2007

 

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