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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
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An oblique, color image of central Valles Marineris, Mars showing relief of Ophir and Candor Chasmata; view toward east. The photograph is a composite of Viking high-resolution images in black and white and low-resolution images in color.
PIA00006:
Oblique View with Altimetry of Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
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An oblique, color image of central Valles Marineris, Mars showing relief of Ophir and Candor Chasmata; view toward north. The photograph is a composite of Viking high-resolution images in black and white and low-resolution images in color.
PIA00005:
Oblique View of Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-04 Mars Viking
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Shown here is a digital mosaic of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in the Solar System, as seen by NASA's Viking Orbiter 1. Much of the plains surrounding the volcano are covered by the ridged and grooved 'aureole' of Olympus Mons.
PIA00300:
Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-14 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Viking
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Wind Drifts at Viking 1 Landing Site
PIA00990:
Wind Drifts at Viking 1 Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Viking
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A mosaic of 24 images taken by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor on a single northern summer day in April, 1999 are stitched together to create a global view of Mars.
PIA02315:
Proposed Mars Polar Lander Landing Site (Global Perspective)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Mars Viking
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Color mosaic of Olympus Mons volcano on Mars from the Viking 1 Orbiter. The mosaic was created using images from orbit 735 taken 22 June 1978. Olympus Mons is about 600 km in diameter and the summit caldera is 24 km above the surrounding plains.
PIA02982:
Color Mosaic of Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-07-09 Viking
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NASA's Viking Project found a place in history when it became the first U.S. mission to land a spacecraft successfully on the surface of Mars.
PIA09703:
Viking Lander Model
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-12 Mars Viking
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No NASA Mars orbiter has been in a position to observe morning daylight on Mars since the twin Viking orbiters of the 1970s. This image, taken by Viking Orbiter 1 on Aug. 17, 1976, shows water-ice clouds in the Valles Marineris area of equatorial Mars.
PIA17940:
Martian Morning Clouds Seen by Viking Orbiter 1 in 1976
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-07 Mars Viking
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NASA's Viking 1 Orbiter color mosaic of the eastern Tharsis region on Mars. At left, from top to bottom, are the three 25 km high volcanic shields, Ascraeus Mons, Pavonis Mons, and Arsia Mons.
PIA02987:
Photomosiac of the Tharsis Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Tyrrhena Patera Region of Mars. Theis scene shows a central circular depression surrounded by circular fractures and highly dissected horizontal sheets, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00421:
Tyrrhena Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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A color image fro NASA's Viking Orbiter of the Hellas Planitia region of Mars; north toward top. The scene shows the Hellas plain within the 1,800- km-diameter Hellas basin, an ancient impact basin.
PIA00416:
Hellas Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Hadriaca Patera on the northeast rim of Hellas basin of Mars. This scene shows a central circular depression surrounded by low radial ridges and, at the bottom of the image, the channel of Dao Vallis, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00415:
Hadriaca Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Ma'adim Vallis region of Mars. This image shows the 600-km-long channel that drained into impact crater Gusev. Crater Gusev is about 160 km in diameter., as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00414:
Ma'adim Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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A color image of the Apollinaris Patera Region of Mars; north toward top, taken by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00411:
Apollinaris Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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The Amphitrites Patera region of Mars. This scene shows several indistinct ring structures and radial ridges of an old volcano named Amphitrites Patera, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00410:
Amphitrites Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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The Alba Patera region of Mars; north toward top. This scene shows a central circular depression surrounded by splays of fractures, named Alba Fossae and Tantalus Fossae, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00409:
Alba Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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The Tharsis region of Mars; north toward top. This scene shows the Tharsis bulge, a huge ridge covered by the 3 large aligned Tharsis Montes shield volcanoes (from lower l to r): Arsia, Pavonis, and Ascraeus Mons as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00408:
Tharsis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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The north polar cap is visible in this projection at the top of the image from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1, the great equatorial canyon system (Valles Marineris) below center, and four huge Tharsis volcanoes (and several smaller ones) at left.
PIA00407:
Global Color Views of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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This three-dimensional perspective view of the Martian polar layered terrain was created by combining NASA's Viking images with NASA's Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter measurements of the height of the surface.
PIA02318:
Proposed Mars Polar Lander Landing Site (Perspective View 3)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Viking
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This three-dimensional perspective view of the Martian polar layered terrain was created by combining NASA's Viking images with NASA's Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter measurements of the height of the surface.
PIA02317:
Proposed Mars Polar Lander Landing Site (Perspective View 2)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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A fine channel networks on Mars. This scene shows heavily cratered highlands dissected by dendritic open channel networks that dissect steep slopes of impact crater walls, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00413:
Fine Channel Networks
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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The Elysium Region of Mars; north toward top. This scene shows the Elysium Mons volcano (center), Hecates Tholus (to the north), Albor Tholus (to the south), and the depressions of Elysium Fossae, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00412:
Elysium
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Valles Marineris, the great canyon and the south Chryse basin-Valles Marineris outflow channels of Mars. This scene shows the entire Valles Marineris canyon system extending from Noctis Labyrinthus, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00426:
Valles Marineris and Chryse Outflow Channels
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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During its examination of Mars, NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft returned images of Valles Marineris, a huge canyon system, whose connected chasma or valleys may have formed from a combination of erosional collapse and structural activity.
PIA00425:
Ophir Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Mars Viking
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NASA's Viking Orbiter 2 image shows a large dust storm over the Thaumasia region on Mars. This large disturbance soon grew into the first global dust storm observed by the Viking Orbiters.
PIA02985:
Dust storm in the Thaumasia region of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Mars Viking
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NASA's Viking Orbiter 1 photomosaic of Olympus Mons summit caldera. The caldera comprises a series of craters formed by repeated collapses after eruptions.
PIA02984:
Photomosiac of Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Valles Marineris, the great canyon of Mars. This scene shows the entire canyon system, extending from Noctis Labyrinthus, the arcuate system of graben to the west, to the chaotic terrain to the east, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00422:
Valles Marineris
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Ismenius Lacus region of Mars containing the impact crater Moreux. This scene shows heavily cratered highlands in the south on relatively smooth lowland plains in the north separated by a belt of dissected terrain, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00420:
Crater Moreux
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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This image from NASA's Viking Orbiter 2 is of the south Chryse basin Valles Marineris outflow channels on Mars. The scene shows on the southwest corner the chaotic terrain of the east part of Valles Marineris and two of its related canyons.
PIA00418:
Chryse Outflow Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Nilosyrtis Mensae region of Mars containing the impact craters Antoniadi and Baldet (south to north) in the lower left corner; north toward top, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00417:
Nilosyrtis Mensae
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
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Scamander Vallis on Mars; north toward top. This scene shows heavily cratered highlands dissected by the slightly sinuous gully of Scamander Vallis, as seen by NASA's Viking spacecraft.
PIA00419:
Scamander Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
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This map of Mars was created using images from NASA's Viking orbiters. It shows the original landing zone selected for the Mars Polar Lander. A bright blue ellipse indicates the landing location of the landing site.
PIA02314:
Proposed Mars Polar Lander Landing Site (Flat Map)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-26 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Viking
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This three-dimensional perspective view of the Martian polar layered terrain was created by combining NASA's Viking images with NASA's Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter measurements of the height of the surface.
PIA02316:
Proposed Mars Polar Lander Landing Site (Perspective View 1)
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
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A shallow 12-inch-long trench was dug by Viking 2's surface sampler scoop on Sept. 12, 1976 on Mars.
PIA00526:
Trench Left By Sampler Scoop
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Surface Changes in Chryse Planitia
PIA00532:
Surface Changes in Chryse Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Vivid Colors of the Viking Lander 1 Scene
PIA00564:
Vivid Colors of the Viking Lander 1 Scene
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Viking Lander 1's U.S. Flag on Mars Surface
PIA00565:
Viking Lander 1's U.S. Flag on Mars Surface
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Camera 1
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Ice on Mars Utopia Planitia Again
PIA00571:
Ice on Mars Utopia Planitia Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Big Joe in the Chryse Planitia
PIA00572:
Big Joe in the Chryse Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-02 Mars Viking
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Viking 2 Image of Mars Utopian Plain
PIA01522:
Viking 2 Image of Mars Utopian Plain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This pair of pictures from NASA's Viking Lander 1 at Mars' Chryse Planitia shows the only unequivocal change in the Martian surface seen by either lander. A high boulder nicknamed 'Big Joe' is shown next to a small-scale slump feature.
PIA00397:
Boulder 'Big Joe' And Surface Changes On Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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NASA's Viking 2's first picture on the surface of Mars was taken within minutes after the spacecraft touched down on Sept. 3, 1976. The scene reveals a wide variety of rocks littering a surface of fine-grained deposit.
PIA00396:
Viking Lander 2's First Picture On The Surface Of Mars
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Camera 1
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Those Martian weather reports, received here daily from more than 200 million miles away, start right here at NASA's Viking 1's meteorology instrument. Mounted atop the extended boom, the meteorology sensors face away from the spacecraft.
PIA00392:
The Meteorology Instrument on Viking Lander 1
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-30 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Sand dunes and large rocks are revealed in this panorama picture of Mars, the first photograph taken by NASA's Viking 1's Camera 1 on July 23, 1976. The horizon is approximately 3 kilometers (2 miles) away.
PIA00391:
Sand Dunes And Large Rocks Revealed By Camera 1
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One of NASA's Viking 1's three feet, which should be visible in this view, lies buried beneath a cover of loose Martian soil.
PIA00390:
Viking Lander's Buried Footpad #3
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This image from NASA's Viking 1 shows the trench excavated by its surface sampler.
PIA00389:
Trench Excavated By Viking 1 Surface Sampler
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Camera 1
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The flag of the United States stands on the surface of Mars. It is mounted on the housing of NASA's Viking 1's nuclear power system. Also seen are the U.S. Bicentennial symbol and a student-designed Viking emblem.
PIA00388:
The United States Flag Stands On The Surface Of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This Mars view looks northeast from NASA's Viking 1 and completes the 360 panorama of the landing site. A layer of haze can be seen in the Martian sky. Large dark boulders dominate the scene.
PIA00387:
Northeast View from Viking Landing Site
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Camera 1
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The letter 'B' or perhaps the figure '8' appears to have been etched into the Mars rock at the left edge of this picture taken by NASA's Viking 1 Lander. It is believed to be an illusion caused by weathering processes and the angle of the sun.
PIA00386:
Example of Weathering And Sun Angle
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This six-inch-deep, 12- inch-wide, 29-inch-long hole was dug Feb. 12 and 14, 1976 by NASA's Viking Lander 1 as the first sequence in an attempt to reach a foot beneath the surface of the red planet Mars.
PIA00529:
VL1 Digs A Deep Hole On Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-30 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This spectacular picture of the Martian landscape by NASA's Viking 1 Lander shows a dune field with features remarkably similar to many seen in the deserts of Earth.
PIA00393:
Martian Dune Field
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-30 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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Morning on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 1 Mosaic
PIA03163:
Morning on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 1 Mosaic
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Morning on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 2 Mosaic
PIA03164:
Morning on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 2 Mosaic
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Afternoon on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 1 Mosaic
PIA03165:
Afternoon on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 1 Mosaic
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Afternoon on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 2 Mosaic
PIA03166:
Afternoon on Chryse Planitia - Viking Lander 1 Camera 2 Mosaic
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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First Color Image From Viking Lander 1
PIA00563:
First Color Image From Viking Lander 1
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Camera 2
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Martian Sunrise at Utopia Planitia
PIA00576:
Martian Sunrise at Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-08 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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Two high-resolution scans by one of NASA's Viking 2's cameras were mosaiced to create this scene looking northeast to the horizon some three kilometers (two miles) away.
PIA00525:
High-Resolution Mosaic - Mars Rocky Horizon
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Camera 2
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Ice On Mars
PIA00533:
Ice On Mars
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Camera 2
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Sunset at the Viking Lander 1 Site
PIA00567:
Sunset at the Viking Lander 1 Site
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Camera 2
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First Color Image of the Viking Lander 2 Site
PIA00568:
First Color Image of the Viking Lander 2 Site
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Camera 2
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Bright Summer Afternoon on the Mars Utopian Planitia
PIA00569:
Bright Summer Afternoon on the Mars Utopian Planitia
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Camera 2
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Frost at the Viking Lander 2 Site
PIA00573:
Frost at the Viking Lander 2 Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-05-30 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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Mars Surface near Viking Lander 1 Footpad
PIA10738:
Mars Surface near Viking Lander 1 Footpad
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Camera 2
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This rocky panoramic scene is the second picture of the Martian surface that was taken by Viking Lander 2 shortly after touchdown on Sept. 3, 1976.  The site is on a northern plain of Mars known as Utopia Planitia.
PIA00399:
Northern Plains Of Mars
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Camera 2
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Photographic evidence of the successful series of commands to NASA's Viking 1 lander on Mars that unlocked the surface sampler arm is seen in this picture.
PIA00398:
Surface Sampler Arm
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Camera 2
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The collector head of NASA's Viking 1's surface sampler is full of Martian soil destined for the gas chromatograph mass spectrometer, the instrument which analyzes the surface material for the presence of organic molecules.
PIA00395:
The Collector Head Of Viking Lander 1's Surface Sampler
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The dark bullseye pattern seen at the top of NASA's Viking 1's camera calibration chart indicates the presence of magnetic particles in the fine dust in the Martian atmosphere.
PIA00394:
Magnetic Particles Are Found In The Martian Atmosphere
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Camera 2
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NASA's Viking 1 took this high-resolution on its third day on Mars. The photo shows numerous angular blocks ranging in size from a few centimeters to several meters.
PIA00385:
High Resolution Image From Viking Lander 1
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Camera 2
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The patch of dark material toward the top of this picture taken by NASA's Viking 1 Lander is the debris kicked up by the impact of a protective cover ejected from the spacecraft.
PIA00384:
Debris Kicked Up By Impact of A Protective Cover from Viking Lander 1
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Camera 2
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First panoramic view by NASA's Viking 1 from the surface of Mars taken in 1976. Toward the right edge is an array of smooth fine-grained material which shows some hint of ripple structure and may be the beginning of a large dune field.
PIA00383:
First Panoramic View From The Surface Of Mars
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Camera 2
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First panoramic view by NASA's Viking 1 from the surface of Mars taken in 1976. Toward the right edge is an array of smooth fine-grained material which shows some hint of ripple structure and may be the beginning of a large dune field.
PIA00382:
First Panoramic View From The Surface Of Mars
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This is the first photograph ever taken on the surface of the planet Mars. It was obtained by NASA's Viking 1 just minutes after the spacecraft landed successfully July 20, 1976.
PIA00381:
First Photograph Taken On Mars Surface
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Camera 2
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NASA's Viking Lander 2 captured this image of rocks nearby a large impact crater. Most rocks appear to have vesicles, or small holes, in them.
PIA00363:
Soil Sample Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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NASA's Viking Lander 1 took this image of Mars' rocky surface.
PIA00531:
Viking Phase III
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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NASA's Viking Lander 2 picture from Utopia Planitia shows the first clear indication of frost accumulation on the Martian surface seen by lander cameras. The season is late winter, Sept. 13, 1977.
PIA00530:
Frost on Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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NASA's Viking 2's soil sampler collector arm successfully pushed a rock on the surface of Mars during the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 8, 1977.
PIA00528:
'Mister Badger' Pushing Mars Rock
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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Shining on the Martian surface near NASA's Viking 2 spacecraft is the aluminum shroud, or cover, which protected the collector head of the surface sampler instrument during Viking's year-long journey from Earth.
PIA00527:
Ejected Shroud on the Martian Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-15 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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Operation of the surface sampler in obtaining Martian soil for NASA's Viking 2's molecular analysis experiment. Dubbed 'Bonneville Salt Flats,' the exposure of thin crust appeared unique in contrast with surrounding materials.
PIA00145:
Surface Sampler Arm Acquiring Sample
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-08 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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The rocky Martian plain surrounding NASA's Viking 2 is seen in high resolution in this 85-degree panorama sweeping from north at the left to east at right during the Martian afternoon on Sept. 5, 1976.
PIA00364:
Rocky Martian Plain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Viking
HiRISE
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Viking Lander 1 (Thomas A. Mutch Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
PIA01881:
Viking Lander 1 (Thomas A. Mutch Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-12-05 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Viking
HiRISE
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Viking Lander 2 (Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
PIA01882:
Viking Lander 2 (Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Station) Imaged from Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-24 Mars Viking
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MOLA
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This view of Lyot Crater is a combined mapping by NASA's Project Viking with elevation information from Mars Global Surveyor showing at least one of the nine craters in the northern lowlands of Mars with exposures of hydrated minerals detected from orbit.
PIA13215:
Hydrated Minerals Exposed at Lyot, Northern Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-05-26 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Viking
Shallow Subsurface Radar (SHARAD)
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This image montage features a two-dimensional radar cross section of Mars' north polar cap collected by SHARAD instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft (top), and a color image mosaic of the polar cap from NASA's Viking project (bottom)
PIA20029:
Signs of a Martian Ice Age
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-21 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem
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NASA's Viking Orbiter 1 captured the sun rising over Noctis Labyrinthus (the labyrinth of the night), bright clouds of water ice can be observed in and around the tributary canyons of this high plateau region of Mars.
PIA03213:
Noctis Labyrinthus
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-11 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem
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Gusev Crater, the designated landing site for the first Mars Exploration Rover mission was seen here in its geological context from NASA Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA04274:
Gusev Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-11 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem
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Meridiani Planum, the designated landing site for the second Mars Exploration Rover mission was seen here in its geological context from NASA Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA04275:
Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-7 quadrangle, Cebrenia region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00167:
MC-7 Cebrenia Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-10 quadrangle, Lanae Palus region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00170:
MC-10 Lanae Palus Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-17 quadrangle, Phoenicis Lacus region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00177:
MC-17 Phoenicis Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-21 quadrangle, Iapygia region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00181:
MC-21 Iapygia Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-22 quadrangle, Mare Tyrrhenum region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00182:
MC-22 Mare Tyrrhenum Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-24 quadrangle, Phaethontis region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00184:
MC-24 Phaethontis Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-06-03 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Shown here is an oblique view of the polar region, as seen with NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft orbiting Mars over latitude 39 degrees north.
PIA00009:
North Polar Ice Cap
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Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mosaic composed of 102 Viking Orbiter images of Mars, covering nearly a full hemisphere of the planet (approximate latitude -55 to 60 degrees, longitude 30 to 130 degrees).
PIA00003:
Valles Marineris Hemisphere
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Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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This mosaic is composed of about 100 red- and violet- filter Viking Orbiter images, digitally mosaiced in an orthographic projection at a scale of 1 km/pixel.
PIA00004:
Schiaparelli Hemisphere
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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During its examination of Mars, NASA's Viking 1 spacecraft returned images of Valles Marineris, a huge canyon system 5,000 km long, up to 240 km wide, and 6.5 km deep. This view shows west Candor Chasm.
PIA00403:
West Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-08 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-30 quadrangle, Mare Australe region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00190:
MC-30 Mare Australe Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-29 quadrangle, Eridania region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00189:
MC-29 Eridania Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-05 Mars Viking
Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-28 quadrangle, Hellas region of Mars. This image is from NASA's Viking Orbiter 1.
PIA00188:
MC-28 Hellas Region
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