The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Scratching at the Surface
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, NASA Mars missions before 1996, Mars
The sampler arm of the Viking 2 lander digs in the regolith at Utopia Planitia. The cylinder on the right is the ejected shroud that once covered the collector head on the sampler.
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Original image data dated on or about March 30, 1978
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