View Full Version : Spirit tops Husband Hill

2005-Aug-23, 12:21 PM
Spirit has topped Husband Hill and has a good view to the east. They may still move around a bit to try and get the best angles for a panorama.

http://qt.exploratorium.edu/mars/spirit/na...cam/2005-08-23/ (http://qt.exploratorium.edu/mars/spirit/navcam/2005-08-23/)

http://qt.exploratorium.edu/mars/spirit/na...00P0695L0M1.JPG (http://qt.exploratorium.edu/mars/spirit/navcam/2005-08-23/2N178037159EFFAE00P0695L0M1.JPG)

2005-Aug-23, 01:23 PM
Thanks Burmese,

These are some great shots. I was especially interested in the ones that looked like the rocks had been sand blasted. That might tell us a little bit about the composition and formation of these rocks.

So, where to now, Spirit of Mars? Look out for the sand traps.

2005-Aug-24, 12:59 PM
Steve Squyres and others have all indicated that the 'Home Plate' feature to the south is a primry destination after Spirit is through looking around from the top of the hill.

2005-Aug-25, 09:21 AM
There are some great images in those sites, I found them very interesting! :)

Here is a report on the progress of the two rovers on Mars & their possible futre targets:
NASA Mars Rovers Status Report 19 August 2005 (http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=17847)