Magellan Black and white photo mounted on board
Lot 171
MAGELLAN. Radar image of volcanic "pancake" domes in Tinatin Planitia, September 15, 1990-September 13, 1992,
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MAGELLAN.
Radar image of volcanic "pancake" domes in Tinatin Planitia, September 15, 1990-September 13, 1992, gelatin silver print mounted, 23½ x 15¼ inches (600 x 385 mm).

The Magellan spacecraft, also referred to as the Venus Radar Mapper, was launched by NASA on May 4, 1989, to map the surface of Venus using Synthetic Aperture Radar and to measure the planetary gravity. It was the first interplanetary mission to be launched from the Space Shuttle.
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