Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

Hubble Space Telescope images of Mars, taken on June 27, 1997, reveal a significant dust storm which fills much of the Valles Marineris canyon system and extends into Xanthe Terra, about 600 miles (1000 kilometers) south of the landing site.


Steve Lee (University of Colorado), Mike Wolff and Phil James (University of Toledo) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:1 July 1997, 16:00
Size:2400 x 3000 px

About the Object

Name:Mars, Valles Marineris
Type:Solar System : Planet
Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Canyon
Category:Solar System

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