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Mariner 4 images with Viking Orbiter comparisons

Mariner 4 images with Viking Orbiter comparisons

NASA / JPL / Piotr Masek

Mariner 4 images with Viking Orbiter comparisons
Mariner 4 didn't only see cratered terrain, but the images lacked the clarity needed to see Mars' more Earth-like features. This is Mariner 4 image #3. Click through to see many more such comparisons.

Here are the rest of Piotr's comparisons.

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Original image data dated on or about July 14, 1965

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