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Some ancient Mars lakes came long after others

Lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible, according to new findings using data primarily from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Second Week of Class, Wherein I Get Distracted by a Picture of the Earth

Earthrise from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter I can't help it. I get to the end of another lecture, one I've done dozens of times over the years, and it dawns on me what an extraordinary time we live in. We were talking today about the origin of our planet, and the evidence that has accumulated regarding the formation of planets in general. Show More Summary

NASA Just Released Over 1,000 New Photos of Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been orbiting mars for over a decade now, taking photos with regularity. Each month, the MRO will in turn send back its imagery, giving us a glimpse of what the Red Planet currently looks like. With its last delivery, the MRO sent 1,035 pictures, due to every 26 months, […]

NASA publishes 1,035 new images of Mars, here’s 60 of the best

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets :

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been sending photos back home nearly every month since 2005, expanding our knowledge of the red planet immeasurably. But this month it’s outdone itself, sending back 1,035 […]

NASA Released More Than 1,000 Images Of Mars

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit NASA) The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the red planet and taking photos since its launch in 2005. NASA has now released 1035 photos of Mars' surface. The Presurfer

NASA posts massive Mars image dump in all its cratery goodness - CNET

Taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, more than a thousand high-res photos were released by NASA and shed new light on Martian territory.

Martian gully theory doesn't hold water, study finds

2 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

In spite of the flowing gouges they leave behind, gullies on the Red Planet may not have been formed by liquid water, according to data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The findings, described in Geophysical Research Letters, showcase the complexity of Martian geology and highlight how...

Russia's Advanced New Surveillance Satellites to Keep an Eye on US Carriers

The Russian Defense Ministry has plans to launch a new orbital surveillance system aimed to bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Aerospace Defense Forces. What kinds of capabilities will the new system have? One of Russia's leading online news and analysis portals spoke to military experts to try and find out.

Cloaked in secrecy, spy satellite launches into space

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

A powerful Atlas 5 rocket boosted a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite into orbit Thursday

Russia About to Drastically Boost Its Orbital Surveillance Capabilities

A new type of advanced surveillance satellites will soon bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Russian Aerospace Forces.

Eye in the Sky

After a series of delays, the US National Reconnaissance Office plans to launch a new spy satellite into orbit aboard the Delta IV heavy rocket on Saturday.

Climate change is happening on Mars, where an ice age is coming to an end

By examining swirling patterns left in ice topping the Red Planet’s north pole, scientists using radar data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have put together an unprecedented look into our rusty neighbor’s most recent ice age. The findings, published in the journal Science, offer fresh...

SwRI scientists discover evidence of ice age at martian north pole

San Antonio, Texas -- May 26, 2016 -- Using radar data collected by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a Southwest Research Institute-led team found evidence of an ice age recorded in the polar deposits of Mars. Ice ages on Mars are...Show More Summary

Ice on Mars: The Red Planet is going through an Ice Age - CNET

4 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Data collected by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests the Red Planet is going through an ice age.

Sunrise on a Crater Rim

Every now and again, a photograph from a spacecraft stops me dead in my tracks. The shot above is one such image, taken by the wonderful Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. It shows sunrise on the western part of the rim of Jackson Crater, on the far side of the Moon. Show More Summary

Flat volcanoes hint at an icy ancient Mars

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered evidence of ancient volcanoes on the surface of the Red Planet. They are believed to have erupted under a sheet of ice, despite the fact that they were discovered around 1,000 miles...Show More Summary

NASA releases incredibly high-resolution Earth-rise photo captured from above the lunar surface

What you see above is not a 3D model made on a computer. It is a composition captured and created by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter that depicts the earth rising over the surface of the moon. Launched on June 18th, 2009, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) had a primary mission of mapping out the topography [...]Show More Summary

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