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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Schiaparelli backshell and parachute landing location from HiRISE in color

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Schiaparelli backshell and parachute landing location from HiRISE in color The parachute and backshell as seen on November 1, 2016, about two weeks after the crash. The parachute is bright white and slightly folded; the conical shape of the backshell is visible. Image scale is 27.8 cm/pixel; the whole image is 234 meters square. Inset at lower left shows the same image enlarged by a factor of 5, preserving original HiRISE pixels.

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about November 1, 2016.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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