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New pictures from Pathfinder

Duration: 02:02

In July 1997, days after the Mars Pathfinder mission landed on Mars, the BBC's James Wilkinson reported on images sent from the rover, Sojourner, and the landing craft. The Pathfinder mission demonstrated a new landing technique and showed that it was possible to send a robotic wheeled rover to explore another planet.

Available since: Mon 15 Feb 2010

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BBC Nine O'Clock News 07/07/1997

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First broadcast: 07 Jul 1997

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