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Mars Exploration Rover - Life in the Lab

Mars Exploration Rover - Life in the Lab Social Studies Aviation & Space Exploration STEM Visual Arts

NASA photograph depicting engineers working on the Mars exploration rover, Spirit, in the lab.  NASA provides information about this image:

The Spirit rover sits (in the stowed configuration) atop its lander which is enhanced by fabric ramps, whimsically referred to as "batwings." The ramps were conceived as a way of increasing the rovers' exit paths off of their landers.

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy NASA.

 

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