First Color Image of Mars

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Record ID

SPI_179

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Division

Center for Earth and Planetary Studies

Creator

Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Medium

Medium unknown

Date

Date unknown

Description

This first color image of Mars was shot by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover <I>Spirit,</I> making it the highest-resolution image ever taken on the surface of another planet.

Image ID

ASU-IPF-2041

Type

Photographs

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