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New Look at 2004’s Martian Hole-in-One Site

The bright landing platform left behind by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity in 2004 is visible inside Eagle Crater, at upper right in this April 8, 2017, observation by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona Click for ...

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Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

The Context Camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking images of Mars since 2006. This animation shows, at one frame per month, how these observations have accumulated to cover more than 99 percent of Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS ...

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Your Home Planet, as Seen From Mars

Here is a view of Earth and its moon, as seen from Mars. It combines two images acquired on Nov. 20, 2016, by the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, with brightness adjusted separately for Earth and the moon ...

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HiRISE: 45,000 Mars Orbits and Counting

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shortly before swinging into orbit around Mars ten years ago. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) Click for a full size image HiRISE: 45,000 Mars Orbits and Counting Ten years ago on March 24, the UA-built camera began taking the most ...

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