Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Pioneer 10 departs Jupiter (and Io)

Pioneer 10 departs Jupiter (and Io)
Pioneer 10 departs Jupiter (and Io) This is a parting shot of Jupiter and Io, taken December 5, 1973, by the Pioneer 10 spacecraft, the first to see either world as a crescent. Processed Image Copyright Ted Stryk, Data Courtesy NASA/Ames Research Center.

A special thanks to the Ames Research Center history office for helping me find the data used in making this.

Read more about this photo in this guest blog entry.

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