Mars Panorama and Virtual Tour

This is a medium-resolution version of the first 360-degree panoramic view of the Martian surface, taken on Mars by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's panoramic camera. The image was downloaded from the NASA site as a 13 meg JPG file.  The resolution is 11,174 x 1,385 (!)

The Flash movie created PE below is 513K.  The movie created by PE is 1/25th the file size of the original still image.  No cropping or scaling where required to use it in PE




Mars panorama and virtual tour











Image: NASA/JPL/Cornell

Developers note

The control buttons on the side are simple JavaScript.  All you need to do to use it is enter your SWF file name in the plug-in.






Feel free to use the control button code for your site