This view of channels on Mars came from NASA's Mariner 9 orbiter. In 1971, Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mars.
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Mariner 9 View of Nirgal Vallis

This view of channels on Mars came from NASA's Mariner 9 orbiter. In 1971, Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mars.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15090

Date added:
2011-11-21

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mariner 9

Spacecraft:
Mariner 9

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15090.tif (0.58 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15090.jpg (0.14 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech