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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-17 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This picture shows a model of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit being tested for performance on five wheels at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
PIA06685:
Testing Spirit on Five Wheels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-05 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover engineers prepare a mixture of sandy and powdery materials to simulate some difficult Mars driving conditions inside a facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA07894:
Preparing to Test Rover Mobility
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-06 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover engineers check how a test rover moves in material chosen to simulate some difficult Mars driving conditions. The scene is inside the In-Situ Instrument Laboratory at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA07895:
Tests to Help Plan Opportunity Moves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-06 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover engineers check how a test rover moves in material chosen to simulate some difficult Mars driving conditions. The scene is inside the In-Situ Instrument Laboratory at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA07896:
Tests to Help Plan Opportunity Moves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Navigation Camera
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This synthetic image of NASA's Spirit Mars Exploration Rover in the 'Columbia Hills' was produced using 'Virtual Presence in Space' technology.
PIA03230:
Special-Effects Spirit in "Columbia Hills"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This synthetic image of NASA's Spirit Mars Exploration Rover on the flank of 'Husband Hill' was produced using 'Virtual Presence in Space' technology.
PIA03231:
Special-Effects Spirit on Flank of "Husband Hill"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-21 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This synthetic image of NASA's Spirit Mars Exploration Rover on top of a rock called 'Jibsheet' was produced using 'Virtual Presence in Space' technology.
PIA03232:
Special-Effects Spirit Silhouetted on "Jibsheet"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-19 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Synthetic image of the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover inside 'Endurance Crater' produced using 'Virtual Presence in Space' technology.
PIA03240:
Opportunity Inside 'Endurance Crater' (Simulated)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-19 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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Synthetic image of the Opportunity Mars Exploration Rover inside on 'Burns Cliff' produced using 'Virtual Presence in Space' technology.
PIA03241:
Opportunity on 'Burns Cliff' (Simulated)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-06 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This image superimposes an artist's concept of the Mars Exploration Rover
Opportunity on the rim of Victoria Crater. It is done to give a sense of scale
PIA08814:
Superimposed Rover on Rim of Victoria Crater (Artist Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-10-19 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This image superimposes an artist's concept of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity atop the 'Cabo Frio' promontory on the rim of 'Victoria Crater' in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars. It is done to give a sense of scale.
PIA01292:
Opportunity on 'Cabo Frio' (Simulated)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-28 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Panoramic Camera
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This frame from an animation shows a simulated rover descending into Victoria Crater via the rock-paved slopes of an alcove informally named 'Duck Bay.'
PIA09688:
Rolling into Victoria Crater (Simulation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-10 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team members prepare a testing setup for a subsequent experiment after an experiment driving the rover in a crablike motion, with all four corner wheels angled to the right.
PIA12118:
After a Crabwalk Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover team members Kim Lichtenberg (left) and Mike Seibert fill a mixer with powdered clay and diatomaceous earth, a combination found to offer physical properties similar to the soil where NASA's rover Spirit is embedded on Mars.
PIA12099:
Preparing a Test Mixture
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover team members Mike Seibert (left) and Paolo Bellutta add a barrowful of soil mixture to the sloped box where a test rover will be used for assessing possible maneuvers for NASA's rover Spirit to use in escaping from a sandtrap on Mars.
PIA12100:
Filling the Simulated Sandtrap
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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While a test rover rolls off a plywood surface into a prepared bed of soft soil, rover team members Colette Lohr (left) and Kim Lichtenberg (center) eye the wheels digging into the soil and Paolo Bellutta enters the next driving command.
PIA12101:
Test Rover Sinks into Prepared Soil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-01 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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With a slope of about 10 degrees and a pointy rock under the test rover's belly, this sandbox setup at NASA's JPL, is ready for engineers to use the test rover to assess possible moves for getting Mars rover Spirit out of a patch of loose Martian soil.
PIA12103:
Test Setup for Effort to Free Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-06 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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After commanding five of a test rover's six wheels to drive forward, rover driver Paolo Bellutta (left) measures how much the rover moved sideways, downslope, during the maneuver.
PIA12109:
Assessing Movement of Test Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-08 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Mike Seibert and Sharon Laubach, engineers on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, check the exact position of a test rover in preparation for the next test of a possible maneuver for Spirit to use on Mars.
PIA12115:
Preparing for Next Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-13 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Mars Exploration Rover team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., prepare an experiment on July 13, 2009, for assessing how a test rover moves when embedded in loose soil and commanded to drive backward with wheels turned.
PIA12119:
Position Markers in Preparation for Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-16 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover team members Kim Lichtenberg and Joseph Carsten watch motions of a test rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., as the rover carries out commands for driving forward with an arc toward the right.
PIA12144:
Observing a Rover Pivot Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-16 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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In this view from behind a test rover at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., the rear wheels of the rover are turned toward the left, and the left-front wheel is turned toward the right.
PIA12145:
Preparing for Rover Pivot Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-21 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Mars Exploration Rover team members on July 21, 2009, tested how altering the order in which individual wheels turn for steering affects how those turns dig the wheels deeper into soft soil. From left: Alfonso Herrera, Vandana Verma, Bruce Banerdt.
PIA12150:
Testing Sequences of Wheel Turns
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-24 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., on July 24, 2009, discuss the next step in preparing for a new phase in testing of possible moves for getting NASA's Mars rover Spirit out of a sandtrap on Mars.
PIA12156:
Sandbox Tracks from Rover Testing
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-30 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover team members continued longer-duration test runs this week, driving the test rover forward and uphill in a crab-like position. These long-duration drives will continue through the end of next week.
PIA12159:
Uphill Climb
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-13 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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A test setup at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory enables experiments with maneuvers being considered for use by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit to get Spirit out of soft soil where it has become embedded.
PIA12171:
Laying the Groundwork for a Rover Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-21 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Testing at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in August 2009 is assessing possible maneuvers that the Mars rover Spirit might use for escaping from a patch of soft soil where it is embedded at a Martian site called 'Troy.'
PIA12183:
Second Test Rover Added for 'Free Spirit' Tests
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-14 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Tests of possible maneuvers for use by NASA's rover Spirit on Mars include use of this lightweight test rover at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
PIA12204:
Checking Tilt of Lightweight Test Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-04 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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A screen shot from software used by the Mars Exploration Rover team for assessing movements by Spirit and Opportunity illustrates the degree to which Spirit's wheels have become embedded in soft material at the location called 'Troy.'
PIA12337:
Computer Reconstruction of Spirit's Predicament
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-12 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Rover-team members at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., check slight movements by a test rover during tests simulating the challenge of getting NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit out of a sand trap on Mars.
PIA12352:
Sandbox Testing to Prepare for Driving Spirit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-12-07 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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The total distance driven on Mars by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover, 21.35 miles by early December 2011, is approaching the record total for off-Earth driving, held by the robotic Lunokhod 2 rover operated on Earth's moon by the Soviet Union in 1973.
PIA14859:
Off-Earth Driving Champs (in Miles)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-13 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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The total distance driven on Mars by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover, 34.36 kilometers by early December 2011, is approaching the record total for off-Earth driving, held by the robotic Lunokhod 2 rover operated on Earth's moon by the Soviet Union in 1973.
PIA14860:
Off-Earth Driving Champs (in Kilometers)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-07 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This triangle plot shows the relative concentrations of some of the major chemical elements in the Martian rock 'Esperance.' The compositions of average Martian crust and of montmorillonite, a common clay mineral, are shown.
PIA17075:
Chemistry of Martian Rock "Esperance"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-23 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This plot segregates various minerals examined by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity according to their different compositions; for example, those with more iron and magnesium oxides are located in the lower right corner.
PIA17757:
Mineral Plot from 'Esperance' Target
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-02-26 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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Planning software used to write commands for NASA's Opportunity Mars rover shows the motion of the robotic arm, and an inset view of the Microscopic Imager.
PIA22311:
Simulation of Opportunity's Selfie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-12-23 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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High Bay 1 looks much as it does today in this photo of NASA's Spirit and Opportunity Mars rovers being tested on Feb. 10, 2003.
PIA23244:
Spirit and Opportunity in High Bay 1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-17 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This grouping of two test rovers and a flight spare provides a graphic comparison of three generations of Mars rovers developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. The setting is JPL's Mars Yard testing area.
PIA15277:
Three Generations in Mars Yard, High Viewpoint
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-17 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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This grouping of two test rovers and a flight spare provides a graphic comparison of three generations of Mars rovers developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. The setting is JPL's Mars Yard testing area.
PIA15278:
Three Generations of Rovers in Mars Yard
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-17 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Two spacecraft engineers stand with three generations of Mars rovers developed at NASA's JPL, Pasadena, Ca. Front and center is a flight spare of Sojourner, left is a working sibling to Spirit and Opportunity, right is test rover Curiosity.
PIA15280:
Three Generations of Rovers with Crouching Engineers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-17 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Two spacecraft engineers stand with three generations of Mars rovers developed at NASA's JPL, Pasadena, Ca. Front and center is a flight spare of Sojourner, left is a working sibling to Spirit and Opportunity, right is test rover Curiosity.
PIA15279:
Three Generations of Rovers with Standing Engineers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-25 Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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An artist's concept of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (left) serves to compare it with Spirit, one of NASA's twin Mars Exploration Rovers. Both superimposed by special effects on a scene from Mars.
PIA08488:
Size Comparison, Mars Science Laboratory and Mars Exploration Rover (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-10-22 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
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The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft is depicted in orbit around Mars in this artist's concept illustration.
PIA04802:
Mars Express, Artist's Concept
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-10-22 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
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The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft is depicted in orbit around Mars in this artist's concept stereo illustration. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04803:
Mars Express, 3-D Artist's Concept
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-29 Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS)
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This frame from an animation portrays the unfolding of all three booms making up the antenna for the radar instrument on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
PIA08000:
Deployment of Mars Express Radar Antenna Sections (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-07 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS)
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These spectrograms from the MARSIS instrument on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter show the intensity of radar echo in Mars' far-northern ionosphere at three times on Oct. 19 and 20, 2014.
PIA18859:
Radar-Detected Change in Martian Near-Polar Ionosphere After Comet's Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-11-07 Mars Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS)
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These plots portray data from radar sounding of Mars' mid-latitude ionosphere at three times on Oct. 19 and 20, 2014. The data are from the MARSIS instrument on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
PIA18860:
Change in Mars' Mid-Latitude Ionosphere After Comet Flyby
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-01-27 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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An artist's concept of NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) flying over Mars.
PIA17486:
Mars Global Surveyor (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-05-19 Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Express (MEX)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This picture of the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft by the Mars Orbiter Camera on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor is from the first successful imaging of any spacecraft orbiting Mars taken by another spacecraft orbiting Mars.
PIA07944:
Mars Express Seen by Mars Global Surveyor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-25 Mars Helicopter
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This artist concept shows the Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, which will travel with NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet.
PIA22460:
Mars Helicopter (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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This image of the flight model of NASA's Mars Helicopter was taken on Feb. 14, 2019, in a cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
PIA23151:
Portrait of NASA's Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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NASA Mars Helicopter team members work the flight model in the Space Simulator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
PIA23152:
Working Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members of the NASA Mars Helicopter team attach a thermal film to the exterior of the flight model of the Mars Helicopter. The image was taken on Feb. 1, 2019.
PIA23153:
Handling Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members of the NASA Mars Helicopter team inspect the flight model (the actual vehicle going to the Red Planet), inside the Space Simulator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on Feb. 1, 2019.
PIA23155:
Inspecting Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members of NASA's Mars Helicopter team prepare the flight model for a test in the Space Simulator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
PIA23156:
Mars Helicopter Team Prepares for Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members of NASA's Mars Helicopter team attach a thermal film enclosure to the fuselage of the flight model. The image was taken on Feb. 1, 2019.
PIA23157:
Composing Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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More than 1,500 individual pieces of carbon fiber, flight-grade aluminum, silicon, copper, foil and foam go into NASA's Mars Helicopter.
PIA23158:
This Helicopter is Going to Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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This image of NASA's Mars Helicopter prototype depicts the demonstration vehicle used to prove that controlled, and sustained flight is feasible in a Martian atmosphere.
PIA23159:
Mars Helicopter Prototype
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members of NASA's Mars Helicopter project observe a flight test. The image was taken on Jan. 18, 2019 as the flight model of the Mars Helicopter was tested in the Space Simulator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
PIA23161:
Monitoring the Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-03-28 Mars Helicopter
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Members from the NASA Mars Helicopter project discuss the sequence of events for the day's flight testing. The image was taken Jan. 18, 2019.
PIA23162:
Prepping for a Mars Helicopter Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-08-06 Mars Helicopter
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Members from NASA's Mars Helicopter and Mars 2020 teams stand behind the Mars Helicopter.
PIA23317:
Mars Helicopter Arrives in Clean Room
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Add Image to Favorite List 2019-08-28 Mars Helicopter
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An engineer works on attaching NASA's Mars Helicopter to the belly of the Mars 2020 rover, which has been flipped over for that purpose, on Aug. 27, 2019, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
PIA23372:
Mars Helicopter Installed on Mars 2020 Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-03-12 Mars Helicopter
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This artist's concept shows the Mars 2020 Helicopter on the Martian surface.
PIA23771:
Artist's Concept: Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-04-10 Mars Helicopter
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The Mars Helicopter and its Mars Helicopter Delivery System were attached to the Perseverance Mars rover at Kennedy Space Center on April 6, 2020.
PIA23823:
Mars Helicopter Aboard Perseverance
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-04-10 Mars Helicopter
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The Mars Helicopter, visible in lower center of the image, was attached to the belly of NASA's Perseverance rover at Kennedy Space Center on April 6, 2020.
PIA23824:
Mars Helicopter and Perseverance Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-04-29 Mars Helicopter
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This image shows the flight model of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter.
PIA23882:
NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-04-29 Mars Helicopter
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Vaneeza Rupani (inset), a junior at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport, Alabama, came up with the name Ingenuity for NASA's Mars Helicopter.
PIA23883:
High School Junior Names NASA's Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-14 Mars Helicopter
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In this illustration, NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter stands on the Red Planet's surface as NASA's Perseverance rover (partially visible on the left) rolls away.
PIA23720:
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on the Martian Surface (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-14 Mars Helicopter
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An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flying through the Red Planet's skies.
PIA23961:
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in Flight (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-14 Mars Helicopter
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In February 2021, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter (shown in an artist's concept) will be the agency's two newest explorers on Mars. Both were named by students as part of an essay contest.
PIA23962:
Portrait of Perseverance and Ingenuity (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-14 Mars Helicopter
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When NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter attempts its first test flight on the Red Planet, the agency's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will be close by, as seen in this artist's concept.
PIA23963:
A Mars Rover and a Mars Flyer (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-27 Mars Helicopter
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The Mars Helicopter team gathers for a group photo at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California on Dec. 3, 2018.
PIA22649:
Mars Helicopter Team
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-07-27 Mars Helicopter
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Morale was high as the Mars Helicopter team gathered for a group photo on Dec. 3, 2018, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California.
PIA22650:
Mars Helicopter Team Is Ready to Fly
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-08-13 Mars Helicopter
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The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter can be seen between the left and center wheels of the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. The image was taken in the vacuum chamber at JPL on Oct. 1, 2019.
PIA24043:
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Deployment Test
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Add Image to Favorite List 2020-10-01 Mars Helicopter
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This illustration depicts Mars Helicopter Ingenuity during a test flight on Mars.
PIA24127:
Helicopter Above Perseverance on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-01-20 Mars Helicopter
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The Mars Helicopter Base Station stores and routes communications between NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter and mission controllers on Earth.
PIA23968:
Mars Helicopter Base Station on Perseverance Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-01-20 Mars Helicopter
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An Ingenuity team member inspects NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in one of the space simulation chambers at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California.
PIA23969:
Bottom of Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-03-16 Mars Helicopter
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This image is an illustration of NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter flying on Mars.
PIA24466:
Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars (Illustration)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-04-06 Mars Helicopter
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NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter carries a small swatch of muslin material from the lower-left wing of the Wright Brothers Flyer 1.
PIA24291:
Swatch of Wright Brothers Flyer 1 Attached to Mars Helicopter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-04-19 Mars Mars Helicopter
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An altimeter chart shows data from the first flight of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, which occurred on April 19, 2021.
PIA24587:
Altimeter Chart for Ingenuity's First Flight
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A simulation made from data from the first flight of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, showing the flight from different angles. The flight occurred on April 19, 2021.
PIA24588:
Video Animation Made From Ingenuity's First Flight Data
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-03 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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'Marie Curie' sits on the lander petal prior to deployment during the pre-launch Operations Readiness Test (ORT) 6. NASA's Pathfinder, a low-cost Discovery mission, is the first of a new fleet of spacecraft that are planned to explore Mars.
PIA04305:
"Marie Curie" During ORT6
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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'Marie Curie' rover drives down the rear ramp during Operational Readiness Test (ORT) 4. NASA's Pathfinder, a low-cost Discovery mission, is the first of a new fleet of spacecraft that are planned to explore Mars.
PIA04306:
"Marie Curie" During ORT4
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-19 Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
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NASA's Mars Pathfinder was launched on a Delta Launch Vehicle at 1:56 am on 4 December 1996 from Cape Canaveral Spaceflight Center.
PIA04754:
Delta Rocket Launch Carrying Mars Pathfinder
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-21 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Artist's concept of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA04241:
Artist's concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-10 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter passes above a portion of the planet called Nilosyrtis Mensae in this artist's concept illustration.
PIA04916:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter over Nilosyrtis (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-10 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter dips into the thin martian atmosphere to adjust its orbit in this artist's concept illustration.
PIA04917:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Aerobraking (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-10 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter passes over the planet's south polar region in this artist's concept illustration.
PIA04918:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter over Pole (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-03 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This artist's concept shows NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission over the red planet.
PIA05490:
Bird's Eye View of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-09 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Lockheed Martin Space Systems engineer Terry Kampmann (left) and lead technician Jack Farmerie work on assembly and test of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft bus in a cleanroom at the company's Denver facility.
PIA06756:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Taking Shape
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-21 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The high resolution imaging science experiment (HiRISE) is one of six science instruments for NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA07087:
Telescopic Camera for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Front End
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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A telescopic camera called the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE, (right) was installed onto the main structure of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (left) on Dec. 11, 2004 at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver.
PIA07206:
Camera Ready to Install on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Workers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, hoist a telescopic camera for installation onto NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft on Dec. 11, 2004.
PIA07207:
Hoisting a Camera for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Workers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, position a telescopic camera for installation onto NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft on Dec. 11, 2004.
PIA07208:
Positioning a Camera for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Workers at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, install a telescopic camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft on Dec. 11, 2004.
PIA07209:
Installing a Camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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A telescopic camera called the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE, was installed onto the main structure of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Dec. 11, 2004 at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, Colo.
PIA07210:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter After Camera Installation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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The structure of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft is constructed from composite panels of carbon layers over aluminum honeycomb, lightweight yet strong.
PIA07211:
Orbiter's Skeleton
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Engineers and technicians at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, building the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter for NASA.
PIA07212:
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in High Bay
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In late October 2004, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was moved from the High Bay 100,000-class clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, to the facility's Reverberant Acoustic Lab.
PIA07213:
Moving the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-07 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will be the largest spacecraft to orbit Mars, weighing 2,180 kilograms (4,796 pounds) at liftoff.
PIA07214:
Orbiter Near Final Configuration
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-03 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This artist's concept of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter at Mars features one of its instruments -- the Mars Climate Sounder -- in action.
PIA07240:
Mars Climate Sounder (Artist's Concept)
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