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Explore Mars from Earth - Starters Kit

First Download Google Earth to view Mars in 3D. Learn more at http://www.earth.google.com/mars
If you don't wanna use Google Earth there's also an online option: Google Maps - Mars.
About Google Maps - Mars.

About the Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Maas Digital created this animation of the Mars Exploration Rover mission for Cornell University and NASA/JPL in 2003. 24fps, Sound Effects Only version.

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission (MER), is an ongoing robotic space mission involving two rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, exploring the planet Mars. It began in 2003 with the sending of the two rovers MER-A Spirit and MER-B Opportunity to explore the Martian surface and geology.

- Landing sites
New Mars Rover Curiousity is on it's way to Mars
- Spirit Traverse Maps
- Opportunity Traverse Maps
- Link to Gusev crater @ Google Maps - Mars
Rover Status Updates
Spirit Archive
Opportunity Archive
NASA's Curiosity rover, carried by the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) spacecraft, will land near the Martian equator at approximately 10:31 p.m. PDT on Aug. 5, (1:31 a.m. EDT on Aug. 6) Latest News >>

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Enjoy exploring! :)


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Google Mars kmz file (requires Google Earth) if u dont have Google Earth installed go to this online map of Mars or download Google Earth here
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