Saturday, November 26, 2011

Nirgal Vallis

This view of channels on Mars came from NASA's Mariner 9 orbiter. In 1971, Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mars.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Note: Obviously, as the note on the photograph mentions, this image is of part of Nirgal Vallis.

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