The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Filed under Messages from Earth, pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, Planetary Society Projects, Spirit, Mars Exploration Rovers, explaining technology, spacecraft, Mars
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.
NASA / JPL / Cornell
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about January 18, 2004
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