International Journal of Mars Research | ISSN 2453-8760 | Current Issue: 7 Volume 4

Curiosity seen from orbit

The HiRISE camera on board of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has catched the paths left by Curiosity rover on her way through the Gale crater towards the Mount Sharp. This camera is dedicated to study the evolution of geology of planet Mars, for detection of short time appearance of water, for mapping of the surface, mountains and canyons.

Camera HiRISE is being operated by scientists in Tucson University in Arizona.

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Cusiosity is on the left down part of image.

author: Jozef Kozar

Image credits: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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