PIA25076: Mars Ascent Vehicle (Illustration)
 Mission:  Mars Sample Return (MSR) 
 Product Size:  1280 x 720 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  NASA
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA25076.tif (2.205 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA25076.jpg (84.6 kB)

Click on the image above to download a moderately sized image in JPEG format (possibly reduced in size from original)

Original Caption Released with Image:

This illustration shows NASA's Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) in powered flight. The MAV will carry tubes containing Martian rock and soil samples into orbit around Mars, where ESA's Earth Return Orbiter spacecraft will enclose them in a highly secure containment capsule and deliver them to Earth.

Image Credit:

Image Addition Date: