Follow this link to skip to the main content National Aeronautics and Space Administration Logo
NASA Banner
Mars Exploration Program
Home
MULTIMEDIA

Images

This image from the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an impact scar on Mars made by pieces of the NASA Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft that the spacecraft shed just before entering the Martian atmosphere.
12.05.2012
Impact Scars from MSL Cruise Stage and Two Balance Weights (Figure 1)
This image from the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an impact scar on Mars made by pieces of the NASA Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft that the spacecraft shed just before entering the Martian atmosphere.

See full image and caption

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

Browse Image  |  Medium Image  |  Full Res Image (NASA's Planetary Photojournal)

<< RETURN TO PRESS RELEASE   |  Next Image >>

USA.gov
PRIVACY     FAQ     SITEMAP     FEEDBACK     IMAGE POLICY