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Mars Panorama: Next Best Thing to Being There


Mars terrain

Full-circle scene combining 817 images taken by the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity showing terrain that surrounded the rover while stationary for four months during its most recent Martian winter.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Arizona State University

From fresh rover tracks to an impact crater blasted billions of years ago, a newly completed view from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the ruddy terrain around the outcrop where the long-lived explorer spent its most recent Martian winter.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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