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How to retrieve MER2 Spirit rover orientation along the traverse map?

I would like to retrieve data about position of Spirit along its travel on Mars surface using webgeocalc; I found a document which lists all "needed" kernels... but they are not enough, ...
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Why wasn't robotic arm used to free Spirit rover from sand trap? (and other things...)

On Sol 1892 of its mission (01/May/2009) Spirit rover stopped its travel on Mars surface due to a "sand trap", initially (optimistically) defined as "difficult terrain". I have ...
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