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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Six Spacecraft in August

Filed under Cassini, pics of spacecraft in space, pretty pictures, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Venus Express, MESSENGER, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, explaining image processing

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Six Spacecraft in August Six robotic spacecraft as they appeared on or close to August 5, 2012. The images are rendered, with the exception of Venus Express, in NASA's "Eyes on the Solar System" simulator. From top to bottom: MESSENGER at Mercury, Venus Express, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at Earth's moon, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the spacecraft carrying the Curiosity rover just before it landed on Mars, Cassini at Saturn.


Original image data dated on or about August 5, 2012.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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