Tag Archives: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment

HiRISE: Circular lava structure in Elysium Planitia

A circular structure in lava in southwestern Elysium Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: North polar gypsum dunes

North polar gypsum dunes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: A collapsed crater rim

The eastern rim of this small 3.5-kilometer crater appears to have collapsed into a much larger crater (about 14-kilometers wide). The larger crater has a large ice flow around its central peak, and is non-circular, with large blocks further suggesting … Continue reading

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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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