The Year in Pictures -- 2006
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Victoria Crater Victoria Crater
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter began orbiting the red planet in March 2006. The spacecraft carries the highest resolution camera ever to orbit another planet. This view of "Victoria Crater" hightlights the crater floor's striking field of sand dunes. NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is now exploring the crater up close.

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