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Mars Express Pictures

Tuesday, June 29, 2004

mars express image
Melas Chasma Steep cliffs drop into the rugged terrain of Melas Chasma in this stunning view from the Mars Express spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet.

Mars Express, DLR, ESA

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Mars Express, the first European Space Agency probe to head for another planet entered orbit around Mars, from where it performs detailed studies of the planet's surface, its subsurface structures and its atmosphere. shown here is a picture the Mars Express took of the Melas Chasma.

More: G. Neukum (FU Berlin) et al., Mars Express, DLR, ESA - Mars Express Image

Link: JPL - Mars Express en route for the Red Planet

Link: ESA - Mars Express Home