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Artist's impression of Venera 13

Artist's impression of Venera 13

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Russian Academy of Sciences / Mattias Malmer

Artist's impression of Venera 13
Venera 13 landed on Venus on 1 March 1982 and returned the first color images from the surface of Venus. In this artist's concept, the Venera 13 images provide the texture of the basalt-covered ground, leading to the shadow of a smoky volcano. The spacecraft is a rendering of a 3D model.

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Original image data dated on or about March 1, 1982

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