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News Archive / Tagged: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

  • Mars orbiter images rover and tracks in Gale Crater

    NASAMarch 6th, 2014

    NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover and its recent tracks from driving in Gale Crater appear in an image taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Dec. 11, 2013.

  • Voices from Mars: NASA spacecraft imagery highlight dynamic Red Planet and a fragile blue one

    Jason RhianFebruary 8th, 2014

    Mars has always had a special place in the public’s imagination. A flash-frozen, dusty world with desolate vistas that at one point in its distant history might have been another home for life within our solar system. Now, NASA spacecraft on the surface and orbiting the Red Planet are beaming back stunning imagery of this world. […]

  • Prolific NASA Mars orbiter passes big data milestone

    Press ReleaseNovember 14th, 2013

    NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has overhauled understanding of the Red Planet since 2006, has passed 200 terabits in the amount of science data returned.  The data returned by the mission alone is more than three times the total data returned via NASA’s Deep Space Network for all the other missions managed by NASA’s Jet […]