Stone Mountain in Context
January 4, 2005
The colored square in this grayscale image taken by the panoramic camera onboard the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity highlights the location of Stone Mountain, located within the rock outcrop at Meridiani Planum, Mars. Scientists are examining Stone Mountain with the instruments on the rover's instrument deployment device, or "arm," in search of clues about the composition of the rock outcrop.
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Environment, Technology Internet, Mars Exploration Rover, Mars, Space exploration, Stone Mountain, El Capitan, Opportunity rover, Meridiani Planum, Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle, Eagle