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Mars Exploration Rover Mission Team Photos

This photo shows fifteen of the women engineers and scientists who work on the Mars Exploration Rover. They are standing behind or kneeling beside a precise replica of the rover in the mission control room. Women on the Mars Exploration Rover team
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Athena Science team members and other Mars Exploration Rover team members pose for a photo at JPL. Mars Exploration Rover team members
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Dr. Ed Weiler, associate administrator, Office of Space Science, NASA Headquarters and Mars Exploration Program manager, Dr. Firouz Naderi (right) are delighted with the news of Opportunity's safe entry, descent and landing on Mars. Opportunity: Landing - 01/24/2004
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Dr. Wayne Lee, chief engineer for development of the Mars Exploration Rover's descent and landing systems proudly waves a broom, indicating a clean martian sweep.  The team went two for two with the successful landings of both Spirit and Opportunity.  Miguel San Martin (right), a member of the attitude control systems team, cheers enthusiastically. Opportunity: Landing - 01/24/2004
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Entry, descent and landing manager, Rob Manning (facing camera), hugs Richard Cook, the current Mars Exploration Rover project manager after Opportunity's successful landing at Meridiani Planum, Mars.  To their right, Miguel San Martin, member of the attitude control systems team, cheers the victory. Opportunity: Landing - 01/24/2004
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A crowd of excited men and women who work on the Mars Exploration Rover mission are wearing white paper 3-D glasses with red and blue lenses to view some of the Spirit rover's first three-dimensional images.  Some are seated behind console work stations, while others are standing, trying to get the best view. Team members viewing some of Spirit's first 3-D images - 01/15/04
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Dr. Steve Squyres, principal investigator for the science instruments on both Mars Exploration Rovers reacts to the images of Spirit leaving its lander.  Pictured on the far right is the Mars Exploration Rover project manager, Richard Cook. Spirit: Egress - 01/15/2004
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From left: Dave Lavery, program executive for Solar System Exploration at NASA Headquarters, Dr. Ed Weiler, associate administrator, Office of Space Science, NASA Headquarters, Pete Theisinger, (former) Mars Exploration Rover project manager and JPL lab director, Dr. Charles Elachi celebrate the success of Spirit's landing and transmission of first images. Spirit: First Images - 01/03/2004
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Dr. Steve Squyres, principal investigator for the science instruments on both Mars Exploration Rovers, celebrates as the team witnesses the first images sent back from Spirit. Spirit: FIrst Images - 01/03/2004
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Members of the Mars Exploration Rover Mission's Entry, Descent and Landing team rejoice at the news that mission control received its first signal from Spirit, indicating the rover's safe arrival at Gusev Crater on Mars. Spirit: Landing - 01/03/2004
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A team of about 50 men and women in white and blue cleanroom smocks and bonnets  stand and sit around their creations: Spirit and Opportunity.  The twin rovers of the Mars Exploration Rover mission are about the size of golf carts.  The significantly smaller, microwave-sized Sojourner rover from the 1997 Pathfinder mission sits in the middle. Team members in JPL's Spacecraft Assembly Facility - 02/10/2003
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