Bu Aldrin walks
on the mn.
Earthrise, as sn by the
crewmembers of Apoo 8.
CREDIT: NASA/William AndersCREDIT: NASA/Neil Armstrong
Gaery of Astronomical Marvels
CREDIT: ESA/NASA/SOHO
A solar prominence flares from our Sun.
Read more about the Sun on Page 95.
A view of Mercury from the MEENGER spacecraft.
Read more about Mercury on Page 83.
CREDIT: NASA
This view of the surface of Venus was generated via radar
and colored to highlight surface detail. Venuss surface
is not visible to the naked eye, as it is covered in clouds.
Read more about Venus on page 84.
CREDIT: NASA/JPL
A composite view of the surface of
Mars taken by the Viking spacecraft
shows a 2,500-mile-long scar
caed Vaes Marineris. Read more
about Mars on page 85.
CREDIT: NASA
CREDIT: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
A true-color view of Jupiter
as viewed from the Caini
spacecraft. Jupiter's clouds
are made of aonia,
hydrogen sulfide, and water.
Read more about Jupiter
onpage 86.
CREDIT: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
Saturn’s rings are visible in this true-color image
from Caini. Read more about Saturn on page 87.
The Voyager 2
spacecraft showed
that the surface of
Uranus is hazy and
blue. Read more about
Uranus onPage 88.
CREDIT: NASA/JPL
CREDIT: NASA/JPL
Voyager 2 also captured
a view of the surface
of Neptune, including a
large storm that aears
as a great dark spot.
Read more about Neptune
onPage 89.
CREDIT: NASA
The Apoo 4 unmaed
miion lifts o. This
is the first flight for
the Saturn V rocket that
would eventuay take
humans to the Mn.
Space Shule Columbia
before its first launch
CREDIT: NASA
CREDIT: NASA
A robotic arm aboard
the International Space
Station holds onto
the ft of astronaut
Stephen K. Robinson.

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