September 1997 Volume 6 Number 3

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Hooray for Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner

by Ken Edgett, Arizona State University

Congratulations to the Mars Pathfinder Team for their wonderful success with the Mars Pathfinder and Sojourner mission! The absolutely spectacular landing occurred July 4, 1997. The pictures and results returned thus far have been spell-binding. This image was taken by the rover, Sojourner, as it looked back at the lander from the northeast. "W" is one of the three wind socks that were made on the ASU campus ( see article for details). "Y" is the 3-ft-high boulder named Yogi. July 1997 photo courtesy NASA/JPL.

TES News is published quarterly by the Arizona Mars K-12 Education Program. This newsletter may be copied for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

EDITED BY Kenneth S. Edgett, Arizona Mars K-12 Education Program, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.