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Mars 3 hardware on the Martian surface?

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Mars 3 hardware on the Martian surface? This is an enlargement of HiRISE image PSP_006154_1345. It possibly shows the Mars-3 lander's rocket-equipped backshell and the four-petaled soft lander.

NASA / JPL / UA / IKI / Vitaliy Egorov

The original HiRISE image is here.

Original image data dated on or about November 18, 2007.


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Bob Ware: 04/12/2013 02:23 CDT

This looks promising. I hope it is was you suspect in the final conclusion. Keep investigating and rechecking what you have done.

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