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This image is an artist's concept of a front view of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Adjusts Angle of Orbit - 09/06/2006
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artist concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter during aerobraking. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Successfully Concludes Aerobraking - 08/30/2006
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This is a still image from an animation of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter conducting aerobraking around Mars.  The background is the black of space with small white stars.  The top of the image shows the bottom half of a dusty orange Mars, part of it lit by sun and part in darkness.  Below the planet is the orbiter surrounded by a ghostly glow that indicates its resistance against the martian atmosphere. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Continues Aerobraking - 05/10/2006
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