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Close-up of Beagle-2 on Mars

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

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 close-up image has been sharpened to show possible details of the Beagle-2 lander on the surface of Mars.


Last Update: 16 January 2015

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