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Space Probe Photos: NASA Pictures
Images of the Solar System
We are living in an incredibly privileged age - the age of space exploration; the age of space photography. Every day seems to bring a new spectacular image from the Hubble Space Telescope, or from the Mars Rovers. But these images are merely the latest in a long line of photographs gleaned from missions to other planets: the missions of the Space Probes.
A space probe is a robotic, unmanned machine that has left Earth and is exploring space. We have sent probes to explore all of the planets of our solar system as well as countless moons, comets, asteroids and even the Sun.
This hub takes a look at the smallest fraction of the images gathered in over half a century of space exploration. They are in no particular order but look at images from all regions of the solar system.