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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This radar image mosaic of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft, is in the Lada region. The mosaic shows a system of east-trending radar-bright and dark lava flows encountering and breaching a north-trending ridge belt (left of center).
PIA00486:
Venus - System of Lava Flows and Ridge Belt
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft reveals Sacajawea Patera, a large, elongate caldera located in Western Ishtar Terra on the smooth plateau of Lakshmi Planum.
PIA00485:
Venus - A Large Elongated Caldera 'Sacajawea Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-14 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is from the eastern Ovda region of Venus. The image shows some small volcanic domes on the flank of the volcano Maat.
PIA00487:
Venus - Volcanic Domes on Flank of Volcanic Maat in East Ovda Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full-resolution image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an impact crater named Jeanne. The distinctive triangular shape of the ejecta indicates that the impacting body probably hit obliquely, traveling from southwest to northeast.
PIA00472:
Venus - Impact Crater 'Jeanne
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of Sachs Patera on Venus. Defined as a sag-caldera, Sachs is an elliptical depression 130 meters (81 feet) in depth, spanning 40 kilometers (25 miles) in width along its longest axis.
PIA00473:
Venus - Sag Caldera 'Sachs Patera
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of the eastern Navka Region of Venus. The crater, which is approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) in diameter, displays a butterfly symmetry pattern.
PIA00474:
Venus - Impact Crater in Eastern Navka Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-20 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is of Crater Stephania in northern Sedna Planitia on Venus. It is one of the smaller craters on Venus.
PIA00475:
Venus - Crater 'Stefania' in N. Sedna Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-22 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft shows an irregular crater of approximately 14- kilometer (8.7-mile) mean diameter. The crater is actually a cluster of four separate craters that are in rim contact.
PIA00476:
Venus - Multi-Floor Irregular Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This full resolution mosaiced image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is located in the Lakshmi region of Venus at 47 degrees north latitude and 334 east longitude.
PIA00477:
Venus - Possible Remnants of a Meteoroid in Lakshmi Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This synthetic aperture radar mosaic from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is a global view of the surface of Venus.
PIA00478:
Venus - Global View Centered at 180 degrees
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft is from the northeastern Atalanta Region of Venus. The image shows the complex impact crater, Dickinson, characterized by a partial central ring and a floor flooded by radar-dark and radar-bright materials.
PIA00479:
Venus - Complex Crater 'Dickinson' in NE Atalanta Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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Crater Isabella is seen in this radar image from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. The second largest impact crater on Venus, the crater is named in honor of the 15th Century queen of Spain, Isabella of Castile.
PIA00480:
Venus - Impact Crater 'Isabella
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-26 Uranus Voyager
VG ISS - Narrow Angle
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This false-color picture of Uranus, obtained by NASA's Voyager on Jan. 14, 1986, shows a discrete cloud seen as a bright streak near the planet's limb.
PIA00370:
Uranus - Discrete Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-27 Toutatis 4096x3072x3
This computer generated image depicts a view of Earth as seen from the surface of the asteroid Toutatis on Nov 29th 1996. A 2.5 degree field-of-view synthetic computer camera was used for this simulation.
PIA00515:
Computer Generated View of Earth as seen from the Asteroid Toutatis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-02 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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A portion of Alpha Regio is displayed in this three-dimensional perspective view of the surface of Venus from NASA's Magellan spacecraft. In 1963, Alpha Regio was the first feature on Venus to be identified from Earth-based radar.
PIA00481:
Venus - Three-Dimensional Perspective View of Alpha Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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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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 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-12 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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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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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 1996-12-15 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 1996-12-30 Mars Viking
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-12-30 Mars Viking
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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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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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 1997-01-08 Mars Viking
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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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-08 Mars Viking
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 1997-01-08 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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This rocky panoramic scene is the second picture of the Martian surface that was taken by NASA's 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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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 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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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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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 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 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 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 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 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 1
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This image shows surface changes on Mars between touchdowns for NASA's Viking Lander 1 and Viking Lander 2 between Aug. 15, 1976 and Sept. 20, 1978. Whale Rock is shown at left.
PIA00532:
Surface Changes in Chryse Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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This high-resolution photo of the surface of Mars was taken by NASA's Viking Lander 2 at its Utopia Planitia landing site on May 18, 1979 and relayed to Earth by Viking Orbiter 1 on June 7.
PIA00533:
Ice On Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-09 Jupiter Voyager
VG ISS - Wide Angle
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This NASA Voyager 1 image was taken of Jupiter's darkside on March 5, 1979 when the spacecraft was in Jupiter's shadow, about 6 hours after closest approach to the planet at a distance of 320,000 miles.
PIA00204:
Lights In The Night
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-16 Venus Magellan
Imaging Radar
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This composite image was created by inserting approximately 70 orbits of NASA's Magellan data into an image obtained at the Arecibo, Puerto Rico radiotelescope and shows a geologically complex region in the southern hemisphere of Venus.
PIA00217:
Arecibo/Magellan Composite of Quetzalpetlatl Corona
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-22 Earth KidSat
Electronic Still Camera
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This image from NASA's Kidsat electronic still camera was requested by Buist Academy for the purpose of studying the coast of Israel and the Mediterranean Sea.
PIA00547:
Gaza Strip and the Mediterranean Sea from the Shuttle KidSat Camera
Full Resolution:     TIFF (20.47 MB)     JPEG (1.119 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1997-01-22 Earth KidSat
Electronic Still Camera
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This image from NASA's KidSat spans the region of Venetia from the city of Venice, Italy, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea north to the snow-capped Alps. Venice appears in the lower left part of the image, and the Alps appear in the lower right.
PIA00546:
Venice, Italy & the Alps from the Shuttle KidSat Camera
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.83 MB)     JPEG (1.483 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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This color picture of Mars was taken July 21, 1997, the day following NASA's Viking l successfully landed on the red planet.
PIA00563:
First Color Image From Viking Lander 1
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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NASA's Viking 1 obtained this color picture of the Martian surface and sky on July 24, 1997; part of the spacecraft's gray structure in the foreground.
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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The flag of the United States with the rocky Martian surface in the background is seen in this color picture taken on the sixth day of NASA's Viking Lander 1 on Mars on July 26, 1997.
PIA00565:
Viking Lander 1's U.S. Flag on Mars Surface
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Camera 2
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This color image of the Martian surface in the Chryse area was taken by NASA's Viking Lander 1, looking southwest, about 15 minutes before sunset on the evening of August 21, 1997.
PIA00567:
Sunset at the Viking Lander 1 Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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The first color picture taken by NASA's Viking 2 on the Martian surface shows a rocky reddish surface in 1997.
PIA00568:
First Color Image of the Viking Lander 2 Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 2
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Looking south from NASA's Viking 2 on Sept. 6, 1997, the orange-red surface of the nearly level plain upon which the spacecraft sits is seen strewn with rocks as large as three feet across.
PIA00569:
Bright Summer Afternoon on the Mars Utopian Planitia
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Camera 1
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Near NASA's Viking 1 Lander on the Chryse Plains of Mars, 'Big Joe' stands a silent vigil.
PIA00572:
Big Joe in the Chryse Planitia
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Camera 2
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This image taken on Sept. 25, 1977 from NASA's Viking Lander 2 shows late-winter frost on the ground on Mars around the lander. The view is southeast over the top of Lander 2, and shows patches of frost around dark rocks.
PIA00573:
Frost at the Viking Lander 2 Site
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Camera 2
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A Martian sunrise was captured in this image taken by NASA's Viking 2 Lander on June 14, 1978, at the spacecraft's Utopia Planitia landing site.
PIA00576:
Martian Sunrise at Utopia Planitia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-02-28 Mars Viking
Camera 1
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This high-resolution color photo of the surface of Mars was taken by NASA's Viking Lander 2 at its Utopia Planitia landing site on May 18, 1979, and relayed to Earth by Orbiter 1 on June 7.
PIA00571:
Ice on Mars Utopia Planitia Again
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-04 Mars Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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This image is the first view of Mars taken by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter Camera (MOC). It was acquired the afternoon of July 2, 1997 when the MGS spacecraft was 17.2 million kilometers (10.7 million miles) and 72 days from encounter.
PIA00606:
Mars Global Surveyor Approach Image
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Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
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NASA's Hubble and Mars Global Surveyor shows the progress of a regional dust storm within the Valles Marineris canyons on Mars.
PIA00607:
Hubble and Mars Global Surveyor Views of Dust Storm on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-04 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This picture from NASA's Mars Pathfinder was taken in the martian morning, after the spacecraft landed on Mars July 4, 1997. The Sojourner rover is perched on one of three solar panels.
PIA00608:
Rover, Airbags & Martian Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Large boulders are visible in this enlargement of pictures taken by the Imager for NASA's Mars Pathfinder (IMP) lander camera on July 4, 1997.
PIA00609:
Large Boulders at Landing Site
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Large boulders are visible in this enlargement of pictures taken by NASA's Mars Pathfinder lander camera on July 4, 1997. The landing site is in the dry flood channel named Ares Valles.
PIA00610:
Martian terrain near Pathfinder
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This is one of the first pictures taken by the camera on NASA's Mars Pathfinder lander shortly after its touchdown at 10:07 AM Pacific Daylight Time on July 4, 1997. The small rover, named Sojourner, is seen in the foreground.
PIA00611:
Pathfinder's Rover, Airbags, & Martian Terrain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image of the Martian surface was taken in the afternoon of NASA's Mars Pathfinder's first day on Mars. Taken by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP camera), the image shows a diversity of rocks strewn in the foreground.
PIA00612:
Martian Surface & Pathfinder Airbags
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA's Mars Pathfinder took this image of surrounding terrain in the mid-morning on Mars (2:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time) in 1997. Part of the small rover, Sojourner, is visible on the left side of the picture.
PIA00613:
Martian Terrain, Unfurled Rover Ramps & Deflated Airbags
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-07-05 Mars Mars Pathfinder (MPF)
Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image from the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) camera shows the rear part of NASA's Sojourner rover, the rolled-up rear ramp, and portions of the partially deflated airbags.
PIA00614:
Airbags and Sojourner Rover
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Portions of NASA's Mars Pathfinder's deflated airbags, a large rock in mid-field, and a hill in the background are seen during the spacecraft's first day on the Red Planet. Pathfinder successfully landed on Mars at 10:07 a.m. PDT on July 4, 1997.
PIA00615:
Terrain at Landing Site
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Several objects were imaged by NASA's Mars Pathfinder (IMP) during the spacecraft's first day on Mars, July 4, 1997. Portions of the deflated airbags, part of one the lander's petals, soil, and several rocks are visible.
PIA00616:
Lander, Airbags, & Martian Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image shows that NASA's Mars Pathfinder airbags have been successfully retracted, allowing safe deployment of the rover ramps. Mars Pathfinder landed successfully on the surface of Mars July 4, 1997 at 10:07 a.m. PDT.
PIA00618:
Airbag Retraction
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA's Sojourner rover and undeployed ramps onboard NASA's Mars Pathfinder spacecraft can be seen in this image, by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 4, 1997 (Sol 1).
PIA00621:
Color Mosaic of Rover & Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image of the Martian surface was taken by the Imager for NASA's Mars Pathfinder (IMP) before sunset on July 4, 1997 (Sol 1), the spacecraft's first day on Mars.
PIA00619:
Rover, Airbags, & Surrounding Rocks
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Several prominent features of NASA's Mars Pathfinder and surrounding terrain are seen in this image, taken by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder on July 4 (Sol 1), the spacecraft's first day on the Red Planet.
PIA00620:
Radiation Calibration Targets
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image from July 4, 1997, shows that NASA's Mars Pathfinder airbags have been successfully retracted, allowing safe deployment of the rover ramps.
PIA00617:
Airbag Retraction
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This photomosaic was taken by NASA's Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) camera on July 4, 1997 between 4:00-4:30 p.m. PDT. The foreground is dominated by the lander, newly renamed the Sagan Memorial Station after the late Dr. Carl Sagan.
PIA00622:
360-degree Panorama of Martian Surface
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This picture taken by the IMP (Imager for Mars Pathfinder) aboard NASA's Mars Pathfinder spacecraft depicts the rover Sojourner's position after driving onto the Martian surface in 1997.
PIA00623:
Rover Touchdown on Martian Surface
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Areas of rocky Martian terrain are seen in this image, taken by the Imager for NASA's Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 5, 1997 (Sol 2). Portions of a lander petal and deflated airbag are at lower left.
PIA00625:
High-gain Antenna & Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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A close-up of the rectangular rock called 'Flat Top' from NASA's Mars Pathfinder (MPF) rover Sojourner in July, 1997.
PIA00626:
"Flat Top"
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA Mars Pathfinder's rear rover ramp can be seen successfully unfurled in this image, taken at the end of July 5, 1997 Sol 2 by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP).
PIA00627:
Pathfinder Rear Ramp
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA's Mars Pathfinder's forward rover ramp can be seen successfully unfurled in this image, taken at the end of July 5, 1997 (Sol 2) by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP).
PIA00628:
Pathfinder Ramp Deploy Image
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This image taken by NASAs Mars Pathfinder on July 5, 1997 (Sol 2), is of the smaller rock Barnacle Bill, and the larger rock nicknamed Yogi.
PIA00629:
Soil and Rock "Yogi"
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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The left portion of this image, taken by the Imager for NASAs Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 5, 1997, Sol 2, shows a portion of the large rock nicknamed 'Yogi.'
PIA00630:
Terrain and Rock "Yogi"
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASAs undeployed Sojourner rover is seen still latched to a lander petal in this image, taken on July 4, 1997, the lander's first day on Mars. Portions of a petal and deflated airbag are in the foreground.
PIA00631:
Sojourner & Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA's undeployed Sojourner rover is seen still latched to a lander petal in this image, taken on July 4, 1997, the lander's first day on Mars. Portions of a petal and deflated airbag are in the foreground.
PIA00632:
Sojourner & Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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NASA's Sojourner's first analysis of a rock on Mars began on Sol 3 with the study of Barnacle Bill, a nearby rock named for its rough surface. The image was taken by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) after its deployment on Sol 3.
PIA00634:
Sojourner's APXS studies "Barnacle Bill"
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Rover Cameras
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This is one of the first images taken by one of NASA's three Sojourner rover cameras on July 7, 1997. At right, portions of the lander's deflated airbags and circular high-gain antenna are visible.
PIA00635:
Sojourner's View of the Lander
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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'Flat Top,' the rectangular rock at lower right, is part of a stretch of rocky terrain in this image, taken by NASA's deployed Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 7, 1997.
PIA00636:
"Flat Top" & Rocky Terrain
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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The two hills in the distance, approximately one to two kilometers away, have been dubbed the 'Twin Peaks.' The image was taken by NASA's Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) after its deployment on July 7, 1997.
PIA00637:
Twin Peaks
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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Sojourner is visible in this image, one of the first taken by NASA's deployed Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 7, 1997.
PIA00638:
Sojourner near "Barnacle Bill"
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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'Yogi,' a rock taller than rover Sojourner, is the subject of this image, taken by NASA's deployed Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 7, 1997.
PIA00639:
"Yogi" the Rock
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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This view of the rock on Mars dubbed 'Couch' was taken by NASA's deployed Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 7, 1997.
PIA00640:
Terrain and Rock "Couch"
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Rover Cameras
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Tracks made by NASA's Sojourner rover are visible in this image, taken by one of the cameras aboard Sojourner on July 6, 1997. The tracks represent the rover maneuvering towards the rock dubbed Barnacle Bill.
PIA00633:
Rover Tracks
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Rover Cameras
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Portions of NASA's Sojourner's Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS), a deployment spring, and the rock 'Barnacle Bill' are visible in this color image.
PIA00641:
Multispectral Slice of APXS
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Rover Cameras
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This image was taken by a camera aboard NASA's Sojourner rover on July 8, 1997. The large rock 'Yogi' can be seen at the upper right portion of this image on Mars.
PIA00642:
Lower Portions of "Yogi"
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Rover Cameras
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This image was taken by a camera aboard NASA's Sojourner rover on July 8, 1997. The large rock 'Yogi' can be seen at the upper right portion of this image on Mars.
PIA00643:
Lower Portions of "Yogi" & Rover Wheel
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Rover Cameras
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The image on Mars was taken by a camera aboard NASA's Sojourner rover on July 8, 1997. Portions of the rover's Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) instrument are visible studying Barnacle Bill.
PIA00644:
APXS on "Barnacle Bill" - Color
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Rover Cameras
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The image on Mars was taken by a camera aboard NASA's Sojourner rover on July 8, 1997. A rover wheel is at center, and tracks are visible in the soil at top where the cleated wheel passed over the surface.
PIA00645:
A Rover Wheel in Soil - Color
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Imager for Mars Pathfinder
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The image on Mars was taken by NASA's Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) on July 8, 1997. The rover Sojourner has traveled to an area of soil and several rocks. Its tracks are clearly visible in the soft soil seen in the foreground.
PIA00646:
Sojourner's APXS at Work
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