July 15, 2004
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit took this image with its front hazard-avoidance camera on sol 187 (July 13, 2004). Spirit is currently at a location called Engineering Flats, where it is has been undergoing a tune-up. One of the goals for Spirit's time in the shop is to lubricate a sticky, right front wheel.
Topics: Mars Exploration Rover, Spirit rover, Mars, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Opportunity rover timeline for 2005 April, Spirit rover timeline for 2005 March, Rover, Disaster Accident