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Press Release Images: Spirit
08-July-2005
 
 
Gust and Dust at Gusev, Sol 495

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This image shows Gust and Dust at Gusev, Sol 495.
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This movie clip shows a single dust devil that lofts dust into the air about 2 kilometers (1 mile) away, moving across a plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater for several minutes.
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This movie clip shows movement of dust by a gust of wind inside Mars' Gusev Crater. It consists of frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the afternoon of the rover's 495th martian day, or sol (May 25, 2005). Contrast has been enhanced for anything in the images that changes from frame to frame, that is, for the dust moved by wind.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Texas A&M
 
Whirlwind Drama During Spirit's 496th Sol

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This image shows a dust devil growing in size and blowing across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater.
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This movie clip shows a dust devil growing in size and blowing across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater.
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This movie clip shows a dust devil growing in size and blowing across the plain inside Mars' Gusev Crater. The clip consists of frames taken by the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit during the morning of the rover's 496th martian day, or sol (May 26, 2005). Contrast has been enhanced for anything in the images that changes from frame to frame, that is, for the dust moved by wind.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Texas A&M
 
Mars Gusts Blow Toward Spirit

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This image shows several gusts and whirlwinds carrying dust as they move toward NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.
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This movie clip shows several gusts and whirlwinds carrying dust as they move toward NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.
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This movie clip shows several gusts and whirlwinds carrying dust as they move toward NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. It consists of frames taken by the navigation camera on Spirit during the afternoon of the rover's 501st martian day, or sol (May 31, 2005). The camera was facing into the wind. Contrast has been enhanced for anything in the images that changes from frame to frame, that is, for the dust moved by wind.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Texas A&M

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