Rover Family Portrait
Date: 5 Dec 2002
Marie Curie, the backup for the 1997 Mars Sojourner rover, sits next to a next-generation Mars Exploration Rover in this December 2002 photo. Sojourner went to Mars as part of the Pathfinder mission, which laid the groundwork for the more advanced Mars Exploration Rovers.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL
Credit: NASA Planetary Photojournal