Each image on this High Resolution Stereo Camera Image Composite (HRSC) mosaic is of the same location observed by Dawn's Framing Camera when it flew by Mars to complete the spacecraft's gravity assist maneuver on February 17, 2009.
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Dawn's Framing Camera Flys by Mars

Each image on this High Resolution Stereo Camera Image Composite (HRSC) mosaic is of the same location observed by Dawn's Framing Camera when it flew by Mars to complete the spacecraft's gravity assist maneuver on February 17, 2009.

The Dawn mission to Vesta and Ceres is managed by JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. The University of California, Los Angeles, is responsible for overall Dawn mission science. Other scientific partners include Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Ariz.; Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany; DLR Institute for Planetary Research, Berlin; Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, Rome; and the Italian Space Agency. Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., designed and built the Dawn spacecraft.

Image details

ID#:
PIA12065

Date added:
2009-06-04

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Dawn

Spacecraft:
Dawn

Instruments:
High Resolution Stereo Camera

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA12065.tif (8.7 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA12065.jpg (0.42 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/MPS/DLR/IDA