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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.
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. […]
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 […]