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The Little Rovers That Could
JULY 2005
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Touchdown
Opportunity and Spirit stand almost five feet (two meters) tall, carrying solar cells, cameras, radios, and an instrument-laden mechanical arm. They touched down near the Martian equator, halfway around the planet from each other.

Image by Malin Space Science Systems; data from NASA/JPL and Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) and Mars Orbiter Laser Attimeter Science Teams; National Geographic Maps.
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