MERS SSTB T-Shaped mast

The T-shaped mast, positioned up-front, carries the rover’s panoramic camera system, as well as smaller navigational cameras.
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Not all the equipment on Spirit and Opportunity are represented on the SSTB, yet it still carries an impressive suite of instruments. The T-shaped mast, positioned up-front, carries the rover’s panoramic camera system, as well as smaller navigational cameras.

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Mark Avino

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NASM2020-00505

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