Current Location:
Shelf B7 -> Mars Speed Pack #2
Location Notes:
IDC; Mars Speed Pack #2

Mariner 4 Raw State

Artwork
Identifier:
2018.18.27
Artist:
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
July 14 1965
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10 in Width: 9 in
Note: Frame Dimensions: 15" x 17"
Historical Context:
This is the first picture of Mars in “raw” state from Mariner 4. Taken through a red filter from approximately 10,500 miles away, it shows the Phlegra region and horizon. A hint of cloud at the top implied important and unexpected information about the planet’s atmosphere.