Tag Archives: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment

HiRISE: Faults and pitted mounds in Utopia Planitia

Faults and pitted mounds in Utopia Planitia. This is the summit of a high massif. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: A small, well-preserved impact crater

A small, well-preserved impact crater in Hellas Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Nili Patera dunes

Nili Patera dunes. This picture gives almost complete coverage of this particular area at HiRISE resolution. Excellent! Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate Red Dragon landing site

Candidate Red Dragon landing site in Arcadia Planitia. There are indications of shallowly buried remnant ice in this area. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Well-preserved 4-kilometer impact crater

Well-preserved 4-kilometer impact crater on the floor of Hellas Planitia. Why do we say “well-preserved?” Mainly due to the fact that the rim of the crater is still very visible. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Channel system near Airy Crater

Channel system near Airy Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate landing site for 2020 mission

Candidate landing site for 2020 mission in northeast Syrtis Major region. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Possible scoured pitted material and bedrock on crater floor

Possible scoured pitted material and bedrock on floor of 65-kilometer crater. HiRISE resolution can show pitted material, exposed bedrock, other fine materials. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Landslide deposit in Coprates Chasma

Landslide deposit in Coprates Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Pits in the south polar layered deposits

Pits in the south polar layered deposits. Beautiful Mars series.

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