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Publication numberUSD487715 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/164,877
Publication dateMar 23, 2004
Filing dateJul 31, 2002
Priority dateJul 31, 2002
Publication number164877, 29164877, US D487715 S1, US D487715S1, US-S1-D487715, USD487715 S1, USD487715S1
InventorsRandel Lindemann, Richard A. Rainen, John Cardone, Richard G. Webster, Christopher Voorhees, James Stone, Joseph P. Melko, Paul Karlmann, Kobie Boykins, Brian Harrington, Lawrence Lee, Jason Suchman, Satish Krishnan, Keith Novak, Lori Shiraishi, Mary E. Reaves, Michael P. Thelen, Annette K. Nasif, Joseph Vacchione, Kevin Burke
Original AssigneeCalifornia Institute Of Technology
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Mars exploration rover athena
US D487715 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for Mars exploration rover Athena, as shown and described.

The invention described herein was made in the performance of work under a NASA contract, and is subject to the provisions of Public Law 96-517 (U.S.C. 202) in which the Contractor has elected to retain title.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a Mars exploration rover Athena according to our new design;

FIG. 2 is a first side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a second side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
1Fido Rover, prototype tested on Aug. 10, 2002,
2Photographs of a not-for-sale, nonoperational mockup of a rover displayed once at a JPL Open House on May 19, 2001, Pasadena, California.
3Sojourner Rover, launched on Jul. 1, 1997,
4Sticker distributed for free at JPL Open House, May 19, 2001, Pasadena, California.
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U.S. ClassificationD12/1