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20 May 2005

Space News: New Mars Ship to Ship Images Released

The Beeb (BBC) has some fuzzy but first of their kind NASA images of two spacecraft orbiting Mars. The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) shot the pics of Mars Odyssey and the European Mars Express while the orbital mechanics of it all offered up some relativly close approaches.

According to the Beeb, speed of the MGS at the time was merely 6,800mph.

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