astronomyblog: A boulder-strewn field of re…

astronomyblog:

A boulder-strewn field of red rocks stretches across the horizon in this self-portrait of Viking 2 on Mars’ Utopian Plain. Viking 2 landed Sept. 3,1976, some 4,600 miles from the twin Viking 1 craft, which touched down on July 20.

 

Image Credit: NASA/JPL