PIA04274: Gusev Crater
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Viking
 Spacecraft:  Viking Orbiter 1
 Instrument:  Visual Imaging Subsystem 
 Product Size:  5334 x 4267 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Primary Data Set:  Viking EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04274.tif (30.59 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04274.jpg (2.162 MB)

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Released April 11, 2003

The designated landing site for the first Mars Exploration Rover mission is Gusev Crater, seen here in its geological context from NASA Viking images.

Details of the Gusev Crater designated landing site are added with topographic information and higher-resolution imaging from instruments on the Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Odyssey orbiters.

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