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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Land scapes from Mars

Thanks to NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) which has been orbiting Mars since 2006, currently circling approximately 300 km (187 mi) above the Martian surface. On board the MRO the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera has been photographing the planet for several years now at resolutions as fine as mere inches per pixel.
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Collected here is a group of images from HiRISE over the past few years, in either false color or grayscale, showing intricate details of landscapes both familiar and alien, from the surface of our neighboring planet, Mars. Take your time looking through these images, imagining the environment – very cold, dry and distant, yet real. All of that just waiting for the first human being to set foot to.
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars


Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars
Impossible Landscapes from Mars


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