NASA released an exciting new pictures of Mars, and now - the best of them
• NASA released an exciting new pictures of Mars, and now - the best of their
Mars definitely deserves to be called the Red Planet because it is mainly covered with reddish-brown rust. However, scientists use a variety of shooting techniques, and photos of the Martian surface are painted with all the colors of the rainbow.
Automatic interplanetary station Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, launched by the US space agency NASA, began to spin in orbit around Mars in 2006, and since then its camera takes stunning and valuable from a scientific point of view of scenery. The camera, which is called the HiRISE, making such detailed images that scientists can explore the planet's surface in a scale of a few feet.
NASA recently posted a new batch of pictures taken with the station, and we chose the most beautiful of them. Scientists have yet to study them in detail, and who knows what incredible discoveries await us.
Possible landing site mission "exomars" European Space Agency.
Dyunnoe field near one of the poles under the code name "Kolhar" which is the name in honor of one of the fictional worlds of science fiction of Frank Herbert.
Cerberus Fossae Crater with sediment layers.
crusty ice surface sparkles and shimmers.
night Labyrinth - biggest labyrinth of Mars. In the photo - the eastern part.
The dunes in a Martian crater. Red line - an artifact caused when processing photos in NASA.
"Mars 2020" Possible space mission, landing, which NASA wants to launch in the coming years.
Highlands Tharsis, the volcanic part of Mars.
The surface near the equator of Mars.
Rocky craters on the Martian plains.
Furrows Tseraunius - a place dominated by volcanic flows and major faults.
Western land Arabia and its layered surface.
Region with beautiful texture in northern Sinus Meridiani.
Unusual Martian landscapes (green line - as an artifact of image processing).
The crater from a recent collision (no, there is no giant stubbed a cigarette).
Plain Arcadia, Great Plains region of Mars.
The emergence of turbulence around the dunes may help scientists better understand climate change on Mars.
Stunning color transition.
Seasonal dunes on Mars.
The scientists believe that this area is called Nepenthes Mensae could be the plain of the river due to its texture.
There cliffs slowly crumbled and dissolved into the landscape.
superficial twist, as scientists believe, a sign that Mars once had water.
A small, but fresh crater on the surface of Mars.
Scientists use HiRISE camera to track the changes in the surface trenches. It can help them understand where they come from the furrow.
Open the rock in the Canyon of Capri.
These "spiders" - dust explosions that occur due to the heating and cooling of the planet's surface.
Canyon Eos - part of the Valles Marineris, a giant canyon system on Mars.
Another fault that this monitor using HiRISE.
pedestal crater formed by the fact that erosion occurred different breeds with different speeds.
So Mars thaws.
Scientists measure diffuse reflectance - amount of light that is reflected from the surface of Mars.
The bottom of the pond.
A possible landing spot mission "Mars 2020".
Such formations on the surface may indicate that there once were glaciers.
Frequent faults on Utopia plateau as if made by someone.
Scientists believe that it is pieces of rock, which here has brought an explosion.
yardang, sharp incisions on the surface caused by exposure to strong winds.
The area around the North Pole.