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Mars Express view of the Phobos-Grunt mission landing site

Mars Express view of the Phobos-Grunt mission landing site


Date: 20 January 2011
Satellite: Mars Express
Depicts: Phobos
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

Mars Express obtained this image of Phobos, the largest of the Martian moons, when it flew by on 9 January 2011, passing at a distance of 100km.

Image of Phobos with a resolution of 8.2 m/pixel in orbit 8974. The ellipses marked the previously planned (red) and currently considered (blue) landing sites for the Russian Phobos-Grunt mission.

 
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