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Interactive video lesson plan for: NASA's Mars Pathfinder & Sojourner Rover (360 View)

Activity overview:

Explore the landing site of NASA's Pathfinder mission to Mars with your mouse or mobile device. This 360-degree panorama includes the lander's companion rover, Sojourner, and top science targets. NOTE: Not all browsers support viewing 360 videos/images. View & download at http://go.nasa.gov/1TcjxuN.

Click the links below to find out more about each point of interest.

Pathfinder Lander & Sojourner Rover

Mission Facts [PDF]


Twin Peaks

Barnacle Bill

Rock Garden

Science Results

Rock & Soil Types

This vista was stitched together from many images taken in 1997 by Pathfinder. For more information, visit http://go.nasa.gov/21nea0b and http://go.nasa.gov/21nebkS.

Pathfinder and Sojourner figure into Mark Watney's quest for survival on the Red Planet in the book and movie, "The Martian." See JPL's role in making "The Martian" a reality: http://go.nasa.gov/1McRrXw and discover nine real NASA technologies in "The Martian" here: http://go.nasa.gov/1QiyUiC

Learn more about NASA's "Journey to Mars" at http://go.nasa.gov/1hQopFq.

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