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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.

Scars of Erosion

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21458
Added: 2017-02-16

Views: 165

Scars of Erosion

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.

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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of one of many dust devils on Mars.
This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of one of many dust devils on Mars.

A Dust Devil on Hilly Terrain

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of one of many dust devils on Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21457
Added: 2017-02-15

Views: 504

A Dust Devil on Hilly Terrain

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a portion of one of many dust devils on Mars.

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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of a typical impact crater in Terra Sirenum. Some of the gully fans have a bluish color: these are probably quite recent deposits, less than a few tens of years old.
This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of a typical impact crater in Terra Sirenum. Some of the gully fans have a bluish color: these are probably quite recent deposits, less than a few tens of years old.

Old Features and New

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of a typical impact crater in Terra Sirenum. Some of the gully fans have a bluish color: these are probably quite recent deposits, less than a few tens of years old.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21456
Added: 2017-02-14

Views: 426

Old Features and New

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of a typical impact crater in Terra Sirenum. Some of the gully fans have a bluish color: these are probably quite recent deposits, less than a few tens of years old.

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This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of the northern central peak of an unnamed, 20-kilometer crater that contains abundant fragmental bedrock called breccia.
This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of the northern central peak of an unnamed, 20-kilometer crater that contains abundant fragmental bedrock called breccia.

Better Preserved on Mars than on Earth

This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of the northern central peak of an unnamed, 20-kilometer crater that contains abundant fragmental bedrock called breccia.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21455
Added: 2017-02-13

Views: 127

Better Preserved on Mars than on Earth

This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter covers a portion of the northern central peak of an unnamed, 20-kilometer crater that contains abundant fragmental bedrock called breccia.

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The broader scene for this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is the fluidized ejecta from Bakhuysen Crater to the southwest. A 'dragonfly' impact crater i seen with a gouged-out trench extending to the south.
The broader scene for this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is the fluidized ejecta from Bakhuysen Crater to the southwest. A 'dragonfly' impact crater i seen with a gouged-out trench extending to the south.

A Dragonfly-Shaped Crater

The broader scene for this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is the fluidized ejecta from Bakhuysen Crater to the southwest. A 'dragonfly' impact crater i seen with a gouged-out trench extending to the south.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21454
Added: 2017-02-10

Views: 252

A Dragonfly-Shaped Crater

The broader scene for this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is the fluidized ejecta from Bakhuysen Crater to the southwest. A 'dragonfly' impact crater i seen with a gouged-out trench extending to the south.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has witnessed many surface changes over the past ten years, including hundreds of new craters formed by ongoing impacts. This particular crater is east of NASA's Spirit rover's final resting spot in Gusev Crater.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has witnessed many surface changes over the past ten years, including hundreds of new craters formed by ongoing impacts. This particular crater is east of NASA's Spirit rover's final resting spot in Gusev Crater.

Unlocking an Impact Crater's Clues

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has witnessed many surface changes over the past ten years, including hundreds of new craters formed by ongoing impacts. This particular crater is east of NASA's Spirit rover's final resting spot in Gusev Crater.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21451
Added: 2017-02-09

Views: 768

Unlocking an Impact Crater's Clues

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has witnessed many surface changes over the past ten years, including hundreds of new craters formed by ongoing impacts. This particular crater is east of NASA's Spirit rover's final resting spot in Gusev Crater.

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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals an impact crater, nine kilometers in diameter, with a central peak. Impact craters of various sizes and ages can be found across the Martian surface.
This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals an impact crater, nine kilometers in diameter, with a central peak. Impact craters of various sizes and ages can be found across the Martian surface.

A Nine Kilometer Impact Crater and Its Central Peak

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals an impact crater, nine kilometers in diameter, with a central peak. Impact craters of various sizes and ages can be found across the Martian surface.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA08395
Added: 2017-02-08

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A Nine Kilometer Impact Crater and Its Central Peak

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals an impact crater, nine kilometers in diameter, with a central peak. Impact craters of various sizes and ages can be found across the Martian surface.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been observing Mars in sharp detail for more than a decade, enabling it to document many types of changes, such as the way winds alter the appearance of this recent impact site.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been observing Mars in sharp detail for more than a decade, enabling it to document many types of changes, such as the way winds alter the appearance of this recent impact site.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Observes Changes

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been observing Mars in sharp detail for more than a decade, enabling it to document many types of changes, such as the way winds alter the appearance of this recent impact site.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21267
Added: 2017-02-08

Views: 810

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Observes Changes

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been observing Mars in sharp detail for more than a decade, enabling it to document many types of changes, such as the way winds alter the appearance of this recent impact site.

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The dark spots in this enhanced-color infrared image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are the recent impact craters that occurred in the Tharsis region between 2008 and 2014.
The dark spots in this enhanced-color infrared image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are the recent impact craters that occurred in the Tharsis region between 2008 and 2014.

A Recent Cluster of Impacts

The dark spots in this enhanced-color infrared image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are the recent impact craters that occurred in the Tharsis region between 2008 and 2014.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11176
Added: 2017-02-07

Views: 338

A Recent Cluster of Impacts

The dark spots in this enhanced-color infrared image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are the recent impact craters that occurred in the Tharsis region between 2008 and 2014.

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Gullies are relatively common features in the steep slopes of crater walls, possibly formed by dry debris flows, movement of carbon dioxide frost, or perhaps the melting of ground ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Gullies are relatively common features in the steep slopes of crater walls, possibly formed by dry debris flows, movement of carbon dioxide frost, or perhaps the melting of ground ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The Contrasting Colors of Crater Dunes and Gullies

Gullies are relatively common features in the steep slopes of crater walls, possibly formed by dry debris flows, movement of carbon dioxide frost, or perhaps the melting of ground ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11178
Added: 2017-02-03

Views: 471

The Contrasting Colors of Crater Dunes and Gullies

Gullies are relatively common features in the steep slopes of crater walls, possibly formed by dry debris flows, movement of carbon dioxide frost, or perhaps the melting of ground ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed a small portion of a dark crater floor in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. This is largely ancient hard bedrock that has been cratered by numerous impacts over the eons.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed a small portion of a dark crater floor in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. This is largely ancient hard bedrock that has been cratered by numerous impacts over the eons.

Hard Knocks in Tyrrhena Terra

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed a small portion of a dark crater floor in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. This is largely ancient hard bedrock that has been cratered by numerous impacts over the eons.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11179
Added: 2017-02-02

Views: 213

Hard Knocks in Tyrrhena Terra

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed a small portion of a dark crater floor in the Tyrrhena Terra region of Mars. This is largely ancient hard bedrock that has been cratered by numerous impacts over the eons.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of impact ejecta, a material that is thrown up and out of the surface of a planet as a result of the impact of an meteorite, asteroid or comet.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of impact ejecta, a material that is thrown up and out of the surface of a planet as a result of the impact of an meteorite, asteroid or comet.

Raining Rocks

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of impact ejecta, a material that is thrown up and out of the surface of a planet as a result of the impact of an meteorite, asteroid or comet.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11180
Added: 2017-02-01

Views: 327

Raining Rocks

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of impact ejecta, a material that is thrown up and out of the surface of a planet as a result of the impact of an meteorite, asteroid or comet.

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This image was taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter during the Martian northern summer, thus there is no frost present on the dunes.
This image was taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter during the Martian northern summer, thus there is no frost present on the dunes.

Dunes in Northern Summer

This image was taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter during the Martian northern summer, thus there is no frost present on the dunes.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11181
Added: 2017-01-31

Views: 584

Dunes in Northern Summer

This image was taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter during the Martian northern summer, thus there is no frost present on the dunes.

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In the South Polar region of Mars this type of terrain may be covered by a seasonal polar cap composed of dry ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
In the South Polar region of Mars this type of terrain may be covered by a seasonal polar cap composed of dry ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Rectangles with Wiggly Sides

In the South Polar region of Mars this type of terrain may be covered by a seasonal polar cap composed of dry ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11238
Added: 2017-01-27

Views: 391

Rectangles with Wiggly Sides

In the South Polar region of Mars this type of terrain may be covered by a seasonal polar cap composed of dry ice, as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of Hebrus Valles, located in the plains of the Northern lowlands, just west of the Elysium volcanic region.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of Hebrus Valles, located in the plains of the Northern lowlands, just west of the Elysium volcanic region.

Pits and Channels of Hebrus Valles

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of Hebrus Valles, located in the plains of the Northern lowlands, just west of the Elysium volcanic region.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11704
Added: 2017-01-26

Views: 239

Pits and Channels of Hebrus Valles

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of Hebrus Valles, located in the plains of the Northern lowlands, just west of the Elysium volcanic region.

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This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, shows part of an area on Mars where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building.
This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, shows part of an area on Mars where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building.

Blade-Like Martian Walls Outline Polygons (Stereo)

This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, shows part of an area on Mars where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21265
Added: 2017-01-25

Views: 411

Blade-Like Martian Walls Outline Polygons (Stereo)

This anaglyph from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, shows part of an area on Mars where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building.

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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building, intersect at angles forming corners of polygons.
This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building, intersect at angles forming corners of polygons.

Blade-Like Martian Walls Outline Polygons

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building, intersect at angles forming corners of polygons.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA21264
Added: 2017-01-25

Views: 921

Blade-Like Martian Walls Outline Polygons

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows part of Gordi Dorsum in the Medusae Fossae region of Mars, where narrow rock ridges, some as tall as a 16-story building, intersect at angles forming corners of polygons.

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In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an old degraded crater that has undergone a complex history of burial and erosion. At least two types of exposed bedrock are shown here.
In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an old degraded crater that has undergone a complex history of burial and erosion. At least two types of exposed bedrock are shown here.

Contact between Two Distinct Types of Bedrock Northwest of Hellas Planitia

In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an old degraded crater that has undergone a complex history of burial and erosion. At least two types of exposed bedrock are shown here.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11705
Added: 2017-01-25

Views: 157

Contact between Two Distinct Types of Bedrock Northwest of Hellas Planitia

In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an old degraded crater that has undergone a complex history of burial and erosion. At least two types of exposed bedrock are shown here.

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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spies a layer of dry ice covering Mars' south polar layer. In the spring, gas created from heating of the dry ice escapes through ruptures in the overlying seasonal ice, entraining material from the ground below.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spies a layer of dry ice covering Mars' south polar layer. In the spring, gas created from heating of the dry ice escapes through ruptures in the overlying seasonal ice, entraining material from the ground below.

How Gas Carves Channels

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spies a layer of dry ice covering Mars' south polar layer. In the spring, gas created from heating of the dry ice escapes through ruptures in the overlying seasonal ice, entraining material from the ground below.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA11706
Added: 2017-01-24

Views: 204

How Gas Carves Channels

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spies a layer of dry ice covering Mars' south polar layer. In the spring, gas created from heating of the dry ice escapes through ruptures in the overlying seasonal ice, entraining material from the ground below.

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The layered bedrock in this image was brought from several kilometers of depth during the formation of this 44 kilometer wide crater in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The layered bedrock in this image was brought from several kilometers of depth during the formation of this 44 kilometer wide crater in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The Beauty of Layered Stratigraphy

The layered bedrock in this image was brought from several kilometers of depth during the formation of this 44 kilometer wide crater in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA12178
Added: 2017-01-20

Views: 257

The Beauty of Layered Stratigraphy

The layered bedrock in this image was brought from several kilometers of depth during the formation of this 44 kilometer wide crater in the volcanic plains of Lunae Planum as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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The large dark feature is a classic Martian sand dune on Wirtz Crater as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The large dark feature is a classic Martian sand dune on Wirtz Crater as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The Changing Dunes of Wirtz Crater

The large dark feature is a classic Martian sand dune on Wirtz Crater as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA12289
Added: 2017-01-19

Views: 360

The Changing Dunes of Wirtz Crater

The large dark feature is a classic Martian sand dune on Wirtz Crater as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an example of bedrock that may originate from as deep as 2 miles beneath the surface.
This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an example of bedrock that may originate from as deep as 2 miles beneath the surface.

Bedrock Exhumed from the Deep

This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an example of bedrock that may originate from as deep as 2 miles beneath the surface.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA12291
Added: 2017-01-18

Views: 233

Bedrock Exhumed from the Deep

This color composite from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an example of bedrock that may originate from as deep as 2 miles beneath the surface.

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Impact craters form when an asteroid, meteoroid, or comet crashes into a planet's surface, causing an explosion. This impact crater is a little less than 3 kilometers in diameter as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Impact craters form when an asteroid, meteoroid, or comet crashes into a planet's surface, causing an explosion. This impact crater is a little less than 3 kilometers in diameter as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Crater with Exposed Layers

Impact craters form when an asteroid, meteoroid, or comet crashes into a planet's surface, causing an explosion. This impact crater is a little less than 3 kilometers in diameter as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA12328
Added: 2017-01-17

Views: 152

Crater with Exposed Layers

Impact craters form when an asteroid, meteoroid, or comet crashes into a planet's surface, causing an explosion. This impact crater is a little less than 3 kilometers in diameter as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ancient highland channels in Eridania Valley.
This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ancient highland channels in Eridania Valley.

Smooth and Fractured Deposits in Eridania Valleys

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ancient highland channels in Eridania Valley.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA12968
Added: 2017-01-13

Views: 225

Smooth and Fractured Deposits in Eridania Valleys

This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows ancient highland channels in Eridania Valley.

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This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.
This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.

Well-Preserved Impact Ejecta and Impact Melt-Rich Deposits in Terra Sabaea

This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.

Target: Mars
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE)
ID#: PIA13078
Added: 2017-01-12

Views: 352

Well-Preserved Impact Ejecta and Impact Melt-Rich Deposits in Terra Sabaea

This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars.

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