Detail View: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Collection: Mars 2003 Rover

Title: 
Mars 2003 Rover
Creator: 
NASA/JPL-Caltech
Description: 
This is a close-up view of the arm on NASA's Mars 2003 Rover that contains several of the scientific instruments. The Microscopic Imager is being extended toward the rock, the Alpha-Proton X-ray Spectrometer (APXS) is pointing back toward the rover body, the Mossbauer spectrometer is pointing away from the viewer (i.e., toward the rover's left front wheel), and the Rock Abrasion Tool is pointing toward the viewer. The rover is set for launch in June 2003 and will arrive at Mars in January 2004. JPL will manage the Mars 2003 Rover for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. JPL is a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY is the lead institution for the science payload.
Date: 
7/27/00
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2000
Contributor: 
JPL Archives
What: 
Mars 2
What: 
Microscopic Imager
What: 
Imager
What: 
Spectrometer
What: 
Mossbauer Spectrometer
What: 
Rock Abrasion Tool
Where: 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Where: 
Washington, D.C.
Where: 
California