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Mars Express approaches Mars, December 1, 2003

Mars Express approaches Mars, December 1, 2003

ESA / DLR / FU Berlin / G. Neukum

Mars Express approaches Mars, December 1, 2003
As the European Space Agency's Mars Express closed in on its December 26 rendezvous with the Red Planet, it took this image of its future home. At the time the image was taken, the spacecraft was 5.5 million kilometers from Mars.

Some ESA images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license, as explained here.

Original image data dated on or about December 1, 2003

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