PIA04802: Mars Express, Artist's Concept
Target Name: Mars
Mission: Mars Express (MEX)
Instrument:
Product Size: 5431 x 4691 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft is depicted in orbit around Mars in this artist's concept illustration.

The spacecraft was launched June 2, 2003, from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on a journey to arrive at Mars in December 2003.

Mars Express is a mission of the European Space Agency. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., supplied the receiver for the mission's Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding instrument.

Image Credit:
JPL/NASA/ESA

Image Addition Date:
2003-10-22