Artist's impression of Mars 96 Orbiter surveying

Artist's impression of Mars 96 Orbiter surveying

S610/0045 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 53.9MB

Downloadable file size: 3.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Back To Mars


Caption: Mars 96 Orbiter. Artist's impression of the Mars 96 Orbiter spacecraft surveying the surface of the 'red planet'. The Orbiter carries 12 instruments for studying the Martian surface and atmosphere, 7 instruments for studying the charged particles (plasma) around the planet which come from the Sun and 3 instruments for astrophysical studies. The Orbiter will also act as a relay station between Earth and modules which have landed on Mars' surface as part of the same mission. The Orbiter is due to be launched in November 1996 by the Russians. Arriving at Mars about 300 days later, the Orbiter will operate in orbit for about a year.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: artwork, exploration, mars, mars 96, mars exploration, mars orbiter, martian, orbiter, planet, planetary, russian mars mission, spacecraft

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.