January 25, 2004
This image shows one of the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's first breathtaking views of the martian landscape after its successful landing at Meridiani Planum on Mars. On the left, the rover's mast can be seen in a stowed position. Opportunity landed Saturday night at approximately 9:05 PST. The image was taken by the rover's navigation camera.
Topics: Opportunity rover, Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle, Mars Exploration Rover, Juan R. Cruz, Mars rover, Rover, Meridiani Planum, Mars