Rosetta images

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December 31, 1969

This image in the Cydnus Rupes region of northern Utopia Planitia is an excellent example of the rock and boulder strewn landscapes common to the northern plains of Mars Approach Images of Asteroid Lutetia

Individual images show the approach to asteroid Lutetia by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft. The images were acquired on July 10, 2010, with the largest view taken as Rosetta came within 80,000 kilometers (50,000 miles) of the asteroid on its way to closest approach. Image credit: ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA
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This image reveals meter-scale (yard-scale) surface textures of mesas and knobs in the Aureum Chaos region of Mars Animated Approach to Asteroid Lutetia

Animated gif comprised of images taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft as it neared its target, asteroid Lutetia. The images were acquired on July 10, 2010, with the largest view taken as Rosetta came to within 80,000 kilometers (50,000 miles) of the asteroid on its way to closest approach. Image credit: ESA 2010 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

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This image covers the northern edge of the largest volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons on Mars Asteroid Lutetia

The inset shows asteroid Lutetia from a distance of 2 million kilometers (1.2 million miles) acquired by the OSIRIS camera on ESA's Rosetta spacecraft on July 9, 2010. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA

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