View Full Version : Rosetta Gets an Amazing View as it Skims Past Mars

2007-Feb-26, 06:35 PM
This absolutely stunning photograph was taken by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft during its recent flyby past Mars on Saturday. In order to receive a gravity boost from the planet, the spacecraft flew past only 1,000 km above the surface. ...

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2007-Feb-28, 06:05 PM
great looking photo, the Lander must have a great imager to get both the foreground spacecraft and background of the planet into sharp focus