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$94
pledged of $50pledged of $50 goal
4
backers
Funding Suspended
Funding for this project was suspended by Kickstarter 5 months ago

About

The Gusev Crater is a crater that was formed approximately three to four billion years ago on Mars. The crater is about 166 kilometers in diameter leaving us information that this possibly could have been an old crater lake bed. As you can see on the scale model of the crater, there is a channel that runs into the crater showing signs that there could have been liquid water or even ice. 

NASA has marked Gusev Crater as a landing spot for NASA rover Spirit. On January 3, 2004, NASA landed the rover Spirit by the Gusev Crater in hopes to find some exposed sedimentary material from early eras. Although it was disappointing to see that there was a lack of available bedrock for study. Unfortunately in 2009, Spirit became stuck in the soil and was unable to respond after being struck by a harsh martian winter.

We developed this Kickstarter to give people a background on what happened and the travel path of the rover Spirit. We decided to make a scale model of the Gusev Crater in hopes for many people to have a scale model of their own. We think it is fascinating to see that a rover that NASA built and constructed has landed on this crater and we want to share that experience with you!

(3D Model of the Gusev Crater)

Risks and challenges

The only risks we will be taking are the shipping prices for international shippers. The cost may be more, but we are willing to take some of the money out of our pocket to ship it to you!

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    Photo Of Gusev Crater

    Are you not committed to buying a scale model of the Gusev Crater? You will be able to receive a picture of the Gusev Crater instead!

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    Gusev Crater Replica

    You will be able to receive a beautiful replica of the Gusev Crater located of Mars. The Gusev Crater is known for being the landing site for NASA rover Spirit. Along with the replica of the Gusev Crater you will also receive a plaque saying,"Gusev Crater."

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