The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft is depicted in orbit around Mars in this artist's concept illustration.
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Mars Express, Artist's Concept

The European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft is depicted in orbit around Mars in this artist's concept illustration.

The spacecraft was launched June 2, 2003, from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on a journey to arrive at Mars in December 2003.

Mars Express is a mission of the European Space Agency. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., supplied the receiver for the mission's Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding instrument.

Image details

ID#:
PIA04802

Date added:
2003-10-22

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Express (MEX)

Rating:



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Image credit:
JPL/NASA/ESA