[meteorite-list] MGS Photos of the Spirit Landing Site
From: Walter Branch <branchw_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:08 2004
Hi Ron and List,
>Visible in the photos are the Spirit lander, the parachute >and backshell
Now, that is amazing!
Has MGS been able to locate Beagle2, or is it just too small to image?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Baalke" <baalke_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>
To: "Meteorite Mailing List" <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 5:04 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] MGS Photos of the Spirit Landing Site
> Check out these images of the Spirit landing site taken by Mars Global
> Visible in the photos are the Spirit lander, the parachute and backshell,
> the heatshield impact, and bounce marks. Spirit actually bounced in
> and out of a small crater on the 4th bounce. The heatshield landed
> near the rim of a large crater, and it looks like it may have gone
> into the crater. This crater, incidently, is the same crater that
> the rover is slated to visit, at a distance of 250 meters away.
> Ron Baalke
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