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The DLR Web special '10 years of Mars Express' is maintained by:

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR) | German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Corporate Communications Department, Crossmedia Section
Linder Höhe
51147 Cologne

Idea, concept and editor:
Elke Heinemann

Editorial support:
Ulrich Köhler, Susanne Pieth

Editorial support for English-language pages:
Karin Ranero Celius, Peter Clissold - EJR-Quartz B.V.

Implementation of website and videos:
Design & Data GmbH
Hohenzollernring 56
50672 Köln

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The images and videos on this website have multiple copyright holders. They are mentioned in the source reference or in the references listed below. If the copyright holder is mentioned, permission of use for these images and videos is granted as follows: they may be used by press and other media, or for personal information or educational purposes. Commercial use is subject to permission from the copyright holder.

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Images used in the 'Camera' section: The HRSC camera: DLR/EADS Astrium; HRSC camera, operation mode: DLR.

Images used in the 'Missions' section: Mariner 3: NASA; Close-up of Mars by Mariner 4: NASA; Mars photographed by Mariner 6: NASA/JPL; Mariner 8: NASA; Mars 3 orbiter: NASA; Olympus Mons on Mars photographed by Mariner 9: NASA/JPL; Tharsis Tholus, photographed by the Viking 1 orbiter: NASA; Viking 2 lander: NASA; Panoramic view of the Martian surface by the Viking 2 lander: NASA; Mars Observer: NASA/JPL; Mars Global Surveyor, part of the Galle crater: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems; Mars Pathfinder on the Martian surface: NASA; 2001 Mars Odyssey, image of the Arabia Terra region: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/HI-RISE; Mars Express spacecraft: ESA/Medialab; Spirit (Mars Exploration Rover A): NASA/JPL; Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter, image of dust devil on Mars: NASA, JPL, University of Arizona; Mars Rover Curiosity: NASA/JPL-Caltech; InSight mission: NASA/JPL-Caltech; ExoMars rover: ESA.

All images used in the 'Globe' and 'Surface' sections: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

All images in the video: 'Mars – our red neighbour': ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum), except the global view of Mars: NASA/Malin Space Science Systems.

Intermediate image: Albor Tholus caldera with dust fall: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

Intermediate image including the quotation: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

Intermediate image showing the Mars Express spacecraft before Mars: Mars globe: NASA/MSSS; Mars Express spacecraft: ESA.

DLR German Aerospace Center
Corporate Communications Department, Crossmedia Section
Linder Höhe
51147 Cologne

Tel: +49 2203 601-2116
Fax: +49 2203 601-3249
email: kommunikation [at]