|Directed by||George Butler|
|Produced by||George Butler
|Written by||Robert Andrus
|Narrated by||Paul Newman (introduction only)|
|Music by||Philip Glass
|Edited by||Nancy Baker|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Box office||$11 million|
Roving Mars is an IMAX documentary film about the development, launch, and operation of the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. The film uses few actual photographs from Mars, opting to use computer generated animation based on the photographs and data from the rovers and other Mars probes. The film has been released on Blu-ray disc by distributor Disney.
Roving Mars is also the title of a non-fiction book by MER principal investigator Steve Squyres about the rover mission.
- "Roving Mars (IMAX) (2006)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
- Pasachoff, Jay (2 March 2006). "Film: Big trip to the red planet". Nature. 440 (7080): 28–29.
- Allis, Sam (2009-01-25). "With 'Roving Mars,' Butler shoots for the stars - The Boston Globe". Boston.com. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
- "Movie Box Office | Highest Grossing Movies - Yahoo! Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2012-05-07.
- Official website
- Roving Mars on Internet Movie Database
- Roving Mars at AllMovie
- Boston Globe article about the development of the film
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