PIA25078: Mars Samples in Orbit (Illustration)
 Mission:  Mars Sample Return (MSR) 
 Product Size:  1920 x 1080 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  NASA
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This illustration shows NASA's Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV), which 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.

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