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Sojourner Mars Rover
Debut Series JPL Sojourner Mars Rover Action Pack
Produced 1997
Designer Keith Hippely
Number 16145
Mars Rover Sojourner - 05432ff.jpg



Description

Sojourner is an early version of a Mars rover which landed on Mars on 4 July 1997, having been launched from Earth on 4 December 1996. The craft was intended for a mission lasting 7 sols (7 days), but lasted 83 sols (85 days) before finally losing connection on 27 September 1997. Sojourner remains on Mars, albeit currently inactive and most likely can no longer move due to its exhaustion in power supply.

This casting features a unique multilink suspension system.

Versions

The Sojourner Mars Rover has come out in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1997 JPL Sojourner Mars Rover Action Pack Silver and Blue None Gold / Plastic N/A N/A ROVER 16145 China NASA's Mars Rover Sojourner 1997 IMG 3733.jpg
1997 Hot Wheels Collectibles 24 Karat Gold Plated None Gold / Plastic N/A N/A ROVER 17987 China Image Not Available.jpg

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