‘An Elegant Solution’

polar region of Mars

The Mars Express orbiter captured this stunning view of the north polar region of Mars in January, 2012. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)

After technical trouble that knocked the Mars Express spacecraft out of commission for a few months, creative thinking on the part of mission managers brought the ship back to health. One of the fruits of their labors is this amazing new shot. Learn more about the ‘elegant solution’ they came up with.


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