Martian Soil in 3-D
January 17, 2004
This image taken by the microscopic imager on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit shows the powdery soil of Mars in 3-D. It is the sharpest look yet at the surface of another planet. The microscopic imager is located on the rover's instrument deployment device, or arm.
Topics: Environment, Technology Internet, Mars Exploration Rover, Spirit rover, Mars, Rock Abrasion Tool, Mars Pathfinder, Rover, 3-D