From The Astronomy Picture of the Day for 2000 May 14 :

Explanation: Scroll right to unfold one of the great panoramas ever taken on the surface of Mars. For best viewing, click and hold the right arrow icon at the bottom of your browser window. This image, dubbed a "presidential panorama" by the Mars Pathfinder team, shows in colorful detail the surroundings of the Sagan Memorial Station.

Question: Why did the Mars Pathfinder team dub the image "presidential"?

below: From here. Credit JPL/NASA. Click for full size.

Mars Presidential Panorama


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