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Spirit's lander

Spirit's lander

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Spirit's lander
After rolling off its lander onto the surface of Mars, Spirit turned back to capture this 20-frame mosaic of its empty nest on sol 16 (January 18/19, 2004). The Red Rover Goes to Mars DVD is visible toward the back of the right-hand lander petal.

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Original image data dated on or about January 18, 2004

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