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post Jul 7 2016, 12:54 PM
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Hello ! Sorry if this is not the correct category (move it if any), but I'm looking for something hard to find (I have tried yet) but that makes
the interest more fascinating (with the technical side): pictures of planets, signals from the sensors and others data (orbiters and landers)
such as controllers see them as soon as it happens on computers.
All ages, all planets and all spacecrafts accepted.
Please Thank you very much !

2 examples to give you an idea of what I want (screenshot of the News of September 5, 1976 on a french broadcast archive website > Viking 2 on Mars, and photograph of the
screen of the control computer in October 2014 with the Contact Philae on the floor of the comet Tchuri)

(Sorry for my faults, but I'm French and I'm not fluent in English despite my efforts)

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[color="#0000FF"][/color][size="4"][/size]Viking on Mars 1976-2016
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post Jul 8 2016, 12:55 AM
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Hello, Geopardy. Your best bet is to Google specific missions; normally this will bring up links to various online image repositories, esp. for NASA missions. A single-point source for a large number of calibrated & validated images from most NASA missions is the Planetary Data System.

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