List of extraterrestrial memorials

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Fallen Astronaut plaque and statue on the Moon

List of extraterrestrial memorials is a list of different types of memorials that are not on Earth.

Mars[edit]

Several landing sites have been named, either the spacecraft itself or the landing site:

Carl Sagan Memorial Station
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The image above contains clickable linksInteractive imagemap of the global topography of Mars, overlain with locations of memorial sites on Mars. Hover your mouse to see the names of over 60 prominent geographic features, and click to link to them. Coloring of the base map indicates relative elevations, based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter on NASA's Mars Global Surveyor. Whites and browns indicate the highest elevations (+12 to +8 km); followed by pinks and reds (+8 to +3 km); yellow is 0 km; greens and blues are lower elevations (down to −8 km). Axes are latitude and longitude; Polar regions are noted.
(See also: Mars map & Mars Rovers map) (viewdiscuss)
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Beagle 2
Curiosity
Deep Space 2
InSight
Mars 2
Mars 3
Mars 6
Mars Polar Lander
Opportunity
Phoenix
Schiaparelli EDM lander
Pathfinder
Spirit
Viking 1
Viking 2

The Moon[edit]

Titan[edit]

  • Hubert Curien Memorial Station, Huygens landing site on Saturn's moon.[12]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soviet Craft - Mars (1960-1974) Archived 2013-07-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ NSSDC - Viking 1 lander
  3. ^ NSSDC - Viking 2 lander
  4. ^ NSSDC - Mars Pathfinder
  5. ^ NASA - Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Memorialized on Mars
  6. ^ NASA - Space Shuttle Columbia Crew Memorialized on Mars
  7. ^ "Curiosity Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury". NASA. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  8. ^ "Sculpture, Fallen Astronaut". Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  9. ^ Soviet Craft - Luna (1958-1976) Archived 2013-07-08 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Laxman, Srinivas (2008-11-15). "Chandrayaan-I Impact Probe lands on moon". Times Of India. Retrieved 2008-11-14.
  11. ^ http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-03/01/content_10923205.htm
  12. ^ ESA - Huygens landing site to be named after Hubert Curien

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