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The four spacecraft of ESAâ€™s Cluster fleet have reached their greatest distance from each other in the course of their mission to study Earthâ€™s magnetosphere in three dimensions.
The deployment of the second antenna boom of the Mars Express Sub-Surface Sounding Radar Altimeter (MARSIS) science experiment has been delayed pending investigation of an anomaly found during deployment of the first antenna boom.
Following green light for the deployment of ESAâ€™s Mars Express radar, given in February this year, the radar booms are now planned to be deployed in the first half of May.
These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESAâ€™s Mars Express spacecraft, show part of the Medusa Fossae formation and adjacent areas at the highland-lowland boundary on Mars.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.