The Planetary Society is holding a virtual "Rover Party" to celebrate 10 years of the Mars Exploration Rovers exploring the surface of Mars. (I can't believe it's been 10 years!!) Planetary Society President Jim Bell and I got together to look back at just a few of the great images that both rovers have taken, and tell stories about them. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!
A Photographer on Mars: Emily Lakdawalla Talks With Jim Bell Jim Bell leads the camera team for the Mars Exploration Rovers that reached Mars exactly 10 years ago. He's also the best-selling author of
Because the video can't do justice to the great images, here are all the images that we discuss in the video.
Finally, here's a super-cool graphical timeline of the Spirit and Opportunity missions, put together by one of the fine members of unmannedspaceflight.com.