He added the pictures would help scientists interpret orbital images from other parts of Mars never seen from ground level.Check it out at BBC News.
Hi-Rise's view of Spirit amid Mars' "Columbia Hills" is quickly being put to use by scientists and engineers who plan the rover's daily activities.
It complements a dramatic photograph released in September of Nasa's Opportunity rover at the edge of a Martian crater.
The view of Viking Lander 1 reveals the spacecraft's back shell about 260m (850ft) away and the heat shield at nearly four times that distance.
Pictures of landers on Mars
Posted on Thursday, Dec 07 2006 @ 01:21 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
NASA released pictures of past and present US landing craft on the surface of Mars taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.