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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Terra Cognita

Filed under pretty pictures, many worlds, Mercury, the Moon, Mars, Titan, asteroids, asteroid 1 Ceres, asteroid 4 Vesta, Pluto, Mariner 10, MESSENGER, Soviet lunar missions, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA Mars missions before 1996, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Voyager 1 and 2, Cassini, New Horizons, Dawn

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Terra Cognita Pushing back the frontiers of the unknown. On the left: destinations in the Solar System as seen by historic robotic spacecraft and telescopes. On the right: the same worlds as seen by recent missions that have filled in some of the blank spaces on the map. Click the image for the full-size version.

Original images by NASA / JPL / SSI / JHUAPL / STScI / SwRI / GSFC / ASU / MSSS / MAIIGAiK / Processing by Val Klavans / Montage by Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about July 28, 2013.

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