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Mars from Mars Observer

Mars from Mars Observer

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Ted Stryk

Mars from Mars Observer
Mars Observer took two sets of images of Mars 28 days before its intended orbit insertion. The spacecraft was lost on August 21, 1993. The photo has been colorized using ground-based data.

The entire Mars Observer camera data set -- five images -- is available at the Malin Space Science Systems website.

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 July 27, 1993

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