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Sojourner. Mars Pathfinder mosaic image of the robotic Sojourner rover vehicle on the surface of Mars sampling the large rock known as "Yogi". Sojourner with its Alpha-Proton X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS). Sojourner also carries a high-resolution camera. It's tracks are seen in the fine soil. The rover weighs 9 kg, is 63cm long and 48cm wide. It is powered by a solar panel which allows for a few hours movement per day, and is controlled by an operator on Earth. Part of a 360 degree panorama taken by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on the 8th, 9th and 10th Martian days spent on Mars since it landed on 4 July 1997.
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