Annotated full-circle 'Bonestell' panorama taken on the northern edge of the "Home Plate" plateau by the Mars Spirit Rover within Gusev Crater on Martian mission days Sol 1,477 through 1,691 (Feb 28 to Oct 5, 2008 on Earth).
The Columbia Hills range from a distance, taken by the Mars Spirit Rover in Gusev Crater. From left to right: Anderson Hill, Brown Hill, Chawla Hill, Clark Hill, Husband Hill, McCool Hill and Ramon Hill. Jan 2004
How to Get to Mars. animation that's a virtual field trip to Mars! I thought many of you would appreciate seeing it. So, gather the kids 'round the computer to see the presentation that is sure to spark conversation, if not a desire for a career in the space science industry. There is some narration near the middle and end of this virtual Trip to Mars click schooling
Gusev Crater 'Independence' panorama taken by the Mars Spirit Rover near the summit of "Husband Hill," to the right in this image. Taken on Martian mission days Sol 536 through 543 (July 6-13, 2005 on Earth).
NASA posted a photograph (PIA10216, Google it-same photo as the woman figure was found!) taken by the Mars Spirit Rover on their web site that bloggers around the world began scanning over carefully in order to catch anything that NASA may have accidentally let slip through. To everyone's amazement some anonymous person in Asia did and posted it on the Internet causing widespread excitement over the possibilities of life existing on Mars.