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Title:
Mars exploration rover Athena
United States Patent D488093
Representative Image:
Mars exploration rover Athena
Inventors:
Lindemann, Randel (Tujunga, CA)
Rainen, Richard A. (Santa Clarita, CA)
Voorhees, Christopher (Altadena, CA)
Stone, James (Altadena, CA)
Melko, Joseph P. (Glendale, CA)
Karlmann, Paul (Redondo Beach, CA)
Boykins, Kobie (Los Angeles, CA)
Harrington, Brian (Pasadena, CA)
Lee, Lawrence (Diamond Bar, CA)
Suchman, Jason (Pasadena, CA)
Krishnan, Satish (Cambridge, MA)
Shiraishi, Lori (N. Hollywood, CA)
Thelen, Michael P. (La Crescenta, CA)
Nasif, Annette K. (La Crescenta, CA)
Vacchione, Joseph (Newbury Park, CA)
Burke, Kevin (Pasadena, CA)
Application Number:
D/164833
Publication Date:
04/06/2004
Filing Date:
07/31/2002
Assignee:
California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
700/245, 324/245, 180/6.5, 250/515.1, 324/326, 180/347, 348/47, 180/6.62, 180/8.2, D21/539, 180/9.32, D12/16.1, D21/533, 700/258, 318/568, 280/474, 246/166, D12/1-5, 250/253, 348/144, 180/345
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Other References:
Sojourner Rover, launched on Jul. 1, 1997, http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/MPF/rover/sojourner2.html.
Fido Rover, prototype tested on Aug. 10, 2002, http://fido.jpl.nasa.gov.
Photographs of a not-for-sale, nonoperational mockup of a rover displayed once at a JPL Open House on May 19, 2001, Pasadena, California.
Sticker distributed for free at JPL Open House, May 19, 2001, Pasadena, California.
Primary Examiner:
Holtje, Nelson C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for Mars exploration rover Athena, as shown and described.

Description:
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.