[FPSPACE] Mars 3 image

Paolo Ulivi paolo.ulivi@tiscali.it
Fri, 30 Jan 2004 10:09:43 +0100


----- Original Message -----
From: "Geert Sassen" <geert@navtools.nl>
To: "FPSpace" <fpspace@friends-partners.org>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] Mars 3 image
> One more reason to send humans to Mars: to take a look at the remains of
> the many 'disappeared' landers... Mars-3, MPL, Beagle-2...
> Given the very good results in finding Spirit on the surface (with even
> the marks of its many landing-bumps visible), it is a pity no one has
> yet been able to find any signs of above landers in the many pictures...

I think the old landers would now be so dust covered that recognizing them
in a picture may turn out to be impossible.
Paolo