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Studying the Heat Shield's Seal
NIX Online Source: Click to View Photo/Image
Abstract: <p/> This image from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity highlights the seal on the rover's protective heat shield. Engineers evaluated the performance of the protective shell's seal during a 36-sol investigation. <p/> After viewing these images, engineers were pleased with how the seal performed. <p/> This is an approximately true-color rendering of the scene acquired around 1:07 p.m. local solar time on Opportunity's sol 339 (Jan. 6, 2005) in an image mosaic using panoramic camera filters at wavelengths of 750, 530, and 430 nanometers.
Publication Date: Mar 01, 2005
NIX (Document) ID:
PIA07404
(Acquired Aug 02, 2006)
Document Type: Photograph
Publication Information: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Photojournal
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