NASA marks 25 years since Pathfinder touched down on Mars

This eight-image mosaic was acquired by Pathfinder July 5, 1997, the second Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The newly Sojourner rover—the first of its kind on the Red Planet—sits on the Martian surface after driving down Pathfinder’s ramp. Credit: NASA/JPL When a daring team of engineers put a lander and the first rover … Read more