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Mars Express approaches Mars, December 1, 2003

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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.

ESA / DLR / FU Berlin / G. Neukum

Original image data dated on or about December 1, 2003.

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

 

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