The Rover Sojourner Home Page
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July 6, 1997, 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT)
Sojourner is on the surface and will be moving to place its APXS on
the first selected rock. Meanwhile, new pictures!
July 5, 1997, 11:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT)
July 4, 1997 10:07 am Pacific Daylight Time
July 3, 1997, 10:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDT)
July 2, 1997 10:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Thirty six hours left until landing.
Rover Telecommunications - how
does it work? (Also included: movies of the Rover...)
July 1, 1997, 10:30 am PDT
Three days and counting...
How does Mars Pathfinder retract its airbags and right itself once on
the surface of Mars? Watch the movie!
Ever wonder what exactly is going to happen on 4 July during Entry, Descent and Landing?
Take a Tour of Ares
Vallis (courtesy of David Palermo, an artist and Mars fan, and Quicktime
All you wanted to know about Mars Pathfinder
Navigation! How it works, why it works, and why we need Trajectory Correction
For a Project Status Report by telephone, please
call 1-800-391-6654 and follow the instructions.
Other Mars Links
If you have any questions about this site, please contact
one of the team members below:
- Jacob Matijevic, Microrover
Flight Experiment Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- William Layman,
Chief Engineer, Microrover Flight Experiment (email@example.com)
- Allen Sirota, Assembly
and Lead Test Engineer, Microrover Flight Experiment (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If you have any technical questions or suggestions about this site, please
- David Dubov, Mars Pathfinder
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
4800 Oak Grove Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91109-8099
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Rover is copyright © 1996, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute
of Technology and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
This document was last updated on: 6 July 1997
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