Re: Sojourner mars rover
- Thanks guys.
I also found an unexpected solution: Google Sketchup!
I found Sketchup models for both Sojourner and Spirit.
So I can examine them in great detail!
I was also able to import Sojourner model into Flex Studio 2.1, a 3d
editor which allows viewing isometric views rather than perspective
views, thus allowing exactly measuring each part of the model.
Unfortunately, I am not able to properly import Spirit model into the
program, only solar panel appear!
I also found a VRML model of Spirit:
But, again, I am not able to import it into Flex Studio (or any other
3d program), so I can't properly examine it. It's not strictly
needed, as I already built Spirit model, but I'd like to setup a
picture which show Spirit and Sojourner side by side.
Finally, Exomars: looks like nowhere is available any 3d model of it!
Any help about this?!?
The Spirit 3d model is actually made up of several VRML objects which
must be downloaded separately to be viewed offline: they are WRL
files, they are linked in main WRL file, and all of these WRL files
are actualli WRZ file, i.e. gzipped WRL files.
Real URL for main model is http://mer3d.free.fr/3d/mer3d.wrl