Updates on Spirit and Opportunity Rovers

Before grinding with the abrasion tool, this approximate true-color image taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the rock dubbed "Mazatzal" before the rover drilled into it with its rock abrasion tool. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell.
Before grinding with the abrasion tool, this approximate true-color image taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the rock dubbed "Mazatzal" before the rover drilled into it with its rock abrasion tool. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell.

April 2, 2004  Pasadena, California -

Spirit Rover March 31 - April 1, 2004

NASA/JPL reports that Spirit ended sol 86 at 2:20 p.m. PST on March 31, 2004. The rover applied its flower-like 6-position rock abrasion tool brush mosaic on the rock called "Mazatzal." Below it is the ring drilled previously.

 

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