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Creeping down Stroupe's Slide (3D)

Creeping down Stroupe's Slide (3D)

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Emily Lakdawalla

Creeping down Stroupe's Slide (3D)
Use red-blue glasses to watch the animation in 3D. Over the course of nearly two months, Spirit has been inching its back wheels down from the top of Home Plate in order to increase the northward tilt of its solar panels, compensating for the northward motion of the Sun with the approaching winter.

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