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Viking 2 at Utopia Planitia

 
 

Viking 2 at Utopia Planitia

Date: 25 Sep 1977
The boulder-strewn field of red rocks reaches to the horizon nearly two miles from Viking 2 on Mars' Utopian Plain (Utopia Planitia).

The flag in the foreground at left is on the RTG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) wind screen.


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Credit: NASA/JPL
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