Tag: Mars Express

Martian Moon Phobos from Mars Express

January 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

I just stumbled across this picture of the small Martian moon Phobos taken by the ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft. Pictures of Phobos aren’t unusual. What impressed me with the picture was having Mars in the background. A larger version of the picture can be found here on the Astronomy Picture of the Day […]

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Astronaut’s eye view: Mars Express orbiting the Red Planet

June 2, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Text from ESA media release / webpage) This video shows what future astronauts would see from their cockpit: Mars turning below as they sweep around the Red Planet. Last month, ESA’s Mars Express snapped images every minute to create a unique video that loops through a complete orbit of Earth’s gorgeous neighbour. Mars […]

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