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Egg Drop Airbags
Students in Solar System Educator Dee McClellan's class complete an activity that shows how the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity were safely delivered to the surface of Mars encased in airbags.

The goal of this activity is to protect an egg during a drop.

Image Credit: Dee McClellan, Andover, MN

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Last Updated: 26 Apr 2004