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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Ceres Dawn
VIR
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In this image, taken January 13, 2015, NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures the dwarf planet Ceres in both visible and infrared light. The infrared image, right, serves as a temperature map of Ceres, where white is warmer and red is colder.
PIA19169:
Ceres From Dawn, Visible and Infrared Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows windstreaks on the floor of Gusev Crater.
PIA19020:
Gusev Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unnamed crater in Utopia Planitia.
PIA19021:
Utopia Planitia - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows small dunes of the floor of Capen Crater in Terra Sabea.
PIA19022:
Capen Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This false color image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the complex region at the west end of Candor Chasma.
PIA19027:
Candor Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the interior of Ganges Chasma.
PIA19028:
Ganges Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Earth SPIDER
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Prior to launch, the team laid out the parachute and hang lines in front of SPIDER, seen in the distance. The long-duration balloon that would carry SPIDER into the sky is attached to the end of the parachute shown here in the foreground.
PIA19177:
SPIDER Readied for Launch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This panorama is the view NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity gained from the top of the 'Cape Tribulation' segment of the rim of Endeavour Crater.
PIA19109:
High Viewpoint for 11-Year-Old Rover Mission on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity obtained this view from the top of the 'Cape Tribulation' segment of the rim of Endeavour Crater. The rover reached this point three weeks before the 11th anniversary of its January 2004 landing on Mars.
PIA19110:
High Martian Viewpoint for 11-Year-Old Rover (False-Color Landscape)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity gained this stereo vista from the top of a raised segment of the rim of Endeavour Crater. The view appears three-dimensional when seen through 3D glasses with red lens on the left.
PIA19111:
High Viewpoint for 11-Year-Old Rover Mission on Mars (Stereo)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
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Situated high in Mercury's southern hemisphere, NASA's MESSENGER sees Han Kan, a 50-km-diameter impact crater with a well preserved central peak and a smooth floor that is likely solidified impact melt.
PIA19024:
The Horses of Han Kan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
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The cliff-like feature crossing this image from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft from top to bottom is one of Mercury's famed lobate scarps, and is called Pourquoi-Pas Rupes.
PIA19025:
Pourquoi Pas?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-23 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft shows the fine texture on the inner wall of an unnamed impact basin 100 km (62 mi.) in diameter, situated immediately west of the larger Dali basin.
PIA19026:
The Rolling Hills of Mercury
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Janus Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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Janus seems to almost stare off into the distance, contemplating deep, moonish thoughts as the F ring stands by at the bottom of this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
PIA18299:
Contemplative Janus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a triple impact crater in Elysium Planitia near Tartarus Montes, which probably formed when a binary-or even triple-asteroid struck the surface.
PIA19138:
Triple-Crater in Elysium Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This observation, taken in June 2014, covers a small 1-kilometer sized simple crater located in the Southern hemisphere in late Martian winter as Mars is heading into spring.
PIA19139:
Crater Slopes: The Power of a Repeat Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observes a group of small gullies along a rock layer on the south wall of Liu Hsin Crater. At the foot of the gullies 'fans' of granular sediment have been deposited downhill from the gully formation.
PIA19175:
Gullies in Liu Hsin Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observes the southeast rim of Hale Crater, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) in diameter and located in the mid-southern latitudes just north of the massive Argyre basin.
PIA19176:
Southeast Rim of Hale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This is a raw image, taken Jan. 13, 2015, showing the dwarf planet Ceres as seen from the Dawn spacecraft on its approach. Dawn's framing camera took this image at 238,000 miles (383,000 kilometers) from Ceres.
PIA19166:
Ceres From Dawn, Raw
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This processed image, taken Jan. 13, 2015, shows the dwarf planet Ceres as seen from the Dawn spacecraft. The image hints at craters on the surface of Ceres. Dawn's framing camera took this image at 238,000 miles (383,000 kilometers) from Ceres.
PIA19167:
Ceres From Dawn, Processed
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-19 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This frame from an animation comes from NASA's Dawn spacecraft as it observed Ceres for an hour on Jan. 13, 2015, from a distance of 238,000 miles (383,000 kilometers).
PIA19168:
Animation of Ceres Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-22 Vesta Dawn
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This image shows Cornelia Crater on the large asteroid Vesta. On the right is an inset image showing an example of curved gullies, indicated by the short white arrows, and a fan-shaped deposit, indicated by long white arrows.
PIA19170:
Gully and Fan-Shaped Deposit on Vesta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-20 Earth SMAP
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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive spacecraft is lowered onto the Delta II payload attach structure in the Astrotech payload processing facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in preparation for launch, to take place no sooner than Jan. 29.
PIA19132:
NASA's SMAP is Readied for Launch
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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Artist's rendering of the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite. The width of the region scanned on Earth's surface during each orbit is about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers).
PIA19133:
Soil Moisture Active Passive Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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In the Astrotech payload processing facility on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, technicians secure a transportation canister around NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft for its move to the launch pad.
PIA19134:
SMAP Gets Ready to Move
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite is transported across Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to Space Launch Complex 2, where it will be mated to a Delta II rocket for launch, targeted for Jan. 29.
PIA19135:
Satellite in a Can
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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At Space Launch Complex 2 on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission satellite is lifted up the side of a mobile service tower for mating to its Delta II rocket.
PIA19136:
Going Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-01-21 Earth SMAP
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The sun sets behind Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, where NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission satellite is being prepared for liftoff. Launch is scheduled for Jan. 29.
PIA19137:
Sunset at Vandenberg
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