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May 20, 1997 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1997-15

Hubble Finds Cloudy, Cold Weather Conditions for Mars-Bound Spacecraft


Video: Hubble and Viking Views of the Pathfinder Landing Site, July 4, 1997

Running Time: 27 seconds

Pathfinder is landing on the Ares Valles, shown at the center of a Hubble Space Telescope full-color disk of Mars. The next map is a closeup of the Hubble image, and finally the Viking image shows the terrain near the Mars Pathfinder landing site, marked by an oval.

Credit: Hubble Images: S. Lee (University of Colorado) and NASA. Viking Digital imageMap: USGS

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