Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11
Remembering 9/11 This picture shows an American flag on metal recovered from the site of the World Trade Center towers shortly after their destruction on Sep. 11, 2001. The aluminum component bearing the image of the flag serves as the cable guard for the rock abrasion tool (RAT), built and operated by Honeybee Robotics of New York, located not far from the Twin Towers were. Opportunity took the component images that went into this picture on Mars on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. The rover took several exposures with her Pancam, which then were combined into this one picture. The rover used her Navigation Camera (Navcam) to shoot the black-and-white portion of the view to provide context. NASA / JPL-Caltech / Cornell / ASU

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