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  Spirit rover probe on Mars
This is the first colour image sent back from Mars by the robotic probe Spirit. It's actually made up of lots of different images stuck together by Nasa
1/11 This is the first colour image sent back from Mars by the robotic probe Spirit. It's actually made up of lots of different images stuck together by Nasa
This picture, which has travelled 105m miles, shows very smooth rocks on Mars, perhaps polished by strong winds
2/11 This picture, which has travelled 105m miles, shows very smooth rocks on Mars, perhaps polished by strong winds
The navigation camera on board the rover shows the airbags that protected it when it fell from orbit to Mars
3/11 The navigation camera on board the rover shows the airbags that protected it when it fell from orbit to Mars
A view of the martian horizon taken by the rover and sent back to earth
4/11 A view of the martian horizon taken by the rover and sent back to earth
This image of the landing is lots of photos taken and put together by the navigation camera overhead
5/11 This image of the landing is lots of photos taken and put together by the navigation camera overhead
 After travelling through space for seven months, the Nasa 'Spirit' rover probe has landed on Mars
6/11 After travelling through space for seven months, the Nasa 'Spirit' rover probe has landed on Mars
Nasa have compiled computer generated images of what it would look like on the surface of Mars
7/11 Nasa have compiled computer generated images of what it would look like on the surface of Mars
Spirit is a six-wheeled vehicle about the size of a golf cart, equipped to play the role of a geological explorer
8/11 Spirit is a six-wheeled vehicle about the size of a golf cart, equipped to play the role of a geological explorer
It is in search of signs that the planet was once capable of supporting life
9/11 It is in search of signs that the planet was once capable of supporting life
10/11 It will collect rock samples with its extendable arm to be examined by scientists
Here's the view from the rover as it left its lander - you can see the tracks!
11/11 Here's the view from the rover as it left its lander - you can see the tracks!

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