PIA15090: Mariner 9 View of Nirgal Vallis
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mariner Mars 1971 (Mariner 9)
Spacecraft: Mariner 9
Product Size: 958 x 605 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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This view of channels on Mars came from NASA's Mariner 9 orbiter. In 1971, Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mars.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2011-11-21