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Beagle-2 and components on Mars

Date: 16 January 2015
Satellite: Mars Express
Depicts: Beagle-2 on surface of Mars
Copyright: University of Leicester/Beagle 2/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

The UK-led Beagle-2 Mars lander, which hitched a ride on ESA's Mars Express mission and was lost on Mars since 2003, has been found in images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. This labelled grey-scale image identifies the lander, and its parachute and rear cover.

Last Update: 16 January 2015

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