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New look at 2004's martian hole-in-one site

A new observation from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) captures the landing platform that the rover Opportunity left behind in Eagle Crater more than 13 years and 27 miles (or 44 kilometers) ago.

The Craters On Mars House Lakebeds, Gullies

The HiRISE instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been capturing images of the Martian surface since 2006.

Trippy NASA image shows dramatic Mars mesa - CNET

2 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter zeroes in on a fascinating mesa that looks beautiful and alien at the same time.

NASA Mars Orbiter snaps image Of Water-Carved Structures In Melas Basin

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

In recent years, observations made using NASA’s Curiosity rover and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have provided ample evidence that water once flowed on Mars’ surface. On Tuesday, the space agency released another image captured by the MRO showing layered deposits of sediments in the Melas...

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars

MRO has imaged more than 99% of Mars' surface. The post Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA Mars Probe Completes 50,000th Red Planet Orbit

NASA's sharp-eyed Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has now circled the Red Planet 50,000 times.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter races past 50,000-orbit milestone

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

As of Monday, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has officially clocked an impressive 50,000 laps of the Red Planet. The veteran spacecraft has been instrumental in NASA's ongoing efforts to unravel the secrets of Mars, and it's notShow More Summary

Image: The splitting of the dunes

The mound in the center of this Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) image appears to have blocked the path of the dunes as they marched south (north is to the left in this image) across the scene. Many of these transverse dunes have slipfaces that face south, although in some cases, it's hard to tell for certain. Show More Summary

Prolific Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000 orbits

The most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars swept past its 50,000th orbit this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.

Mars' 'Barchan' Dunes Revealed In Stunning New Image

The images were captured using the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Filmmaker reveals video made from NASA images of Mars

Finnish filmmaker Jan Fröjdman spent three months stitching the images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE camera.

Filmmaker Painstakingly Crafts One of the Best Looks at Mars Ever

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Over the course of 12 years, the HiRISE camera has been photographing the Red Planet inch-by-inch from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Around 50,000 still images have been taken and anyone can check out hi-res stereo versions online. A Finnish filmmaker has spent three months converting the photos into a short video… Read more...

Fly Over Mars’s Actual Landscape With a 3D Recreation From Real Satellite Images - Everyone gets the window seat!

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The still, 2D images of Mars' landscape captured by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are fascinating on their own, but since most of us are unlikely to ever visit the planet—though that could still change—we'll never really get to see what it truly looks like. Show More Summary

A fictional flight above real Mars

2 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

Using real images of Mars taken by the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Jan Fröjdman created a 3D-rendered flyover of several areas of the planet’s surface. In this film I have chosen some locations and processed the images into panning video clips. Show More Summary

NASA Mars orbiter tracks back-to-back regional storms

A regional dust storm currently swelling on Mars follows unusually closely on one that blossomed less than two weeks earlier and is now dissipating, as seen in daily global weather monitoring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Similar-looking ridges on Mars have diverse origins

Thin, blade-like walls, some as tall as a 16-story building, dominate a previously undocumented network of intersecting ridges on Mars, found in images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Trilobites: Looking at Your Home Planet from Mars

The camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter needed to be calibrated, so it made this image of the moon and Earth, which NASA released on Friday.

A Distant View of Home

When I saw the image above, the hair on the back of my neck stood up. Recognize them? Those are the Earth and Moon, as seen from Mars. That image was taken by the phenomenal HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which was just over 200 million km from Earth at the time. Show More Summary

Image: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures the Earth and its moon

From the most powerful telescope orbiting Mars comes a new view of Earth and its moon, showing continent-size detail on the planet and the relative size of the moon.

A bit of perspective…

5 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

…with this stunning composite image of the Earth and its moon, courtesy of the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. [Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona] From the associated text This composite image of Earth and its moon, as seen from Mars, combines the best Earth image with the best moon image more...

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