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Mariner 7 approach image of Mars (reconstructed)

Mariner 7 approach image of Mars (reconstructed)

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Mariner 7 approach image of Mars (reconstructed)
Mariner 7 had a color camera, but its image data is sparse; only one in every 7 data columns was transmitted. This global view was made by stacking images and interpolating missing data.

For more information about the Mariner 7 color images, including many more images, visit Ted Stryk's blog.

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: Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about August 5, 1969

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