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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Digging for Clues

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, NASA Mars missions before 1996, Mars

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Digging for Clues The surface sampler arm on the Viking 1 lander digs for samples at Chryse Planitia on Mars.

NASA/JPL/Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about April 4, 1977.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford


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