Item #: SPA01997-46306
Sojourner, the Mars Pathfinder rover named after former slave and famous abolitionist Sojourner Truth, is visited many years after its mission by a descendant of its namesake, in this artist's rendering. Like the human, Sojourner the rover paved the way for those that followed. This image produced for NASA by Pat Rawlings, (SAIC). Technical concepts for NASA's Exploration Office, Johnson Space Centre (JSC). (NASA Media Archives).