Friday, 23 May 2014

NASA orbiter discovers new Martian crater

There are millions of impact craters all over the Solar System, but direct evidence of the massive collisions that form them is very hard to come by – and therefore very valuable. While carrying out its routine monitoring of the weather on the Red Planet, the Mars Color Imager (MARCI) on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has inadvertently snapped before and after images of the largest fresh meteor impact crater found anywhere in the Solar System... Continue Reading NASA orbiter discovers new Martian crater

Section: Space

Tags: Imaging, Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA, Solar System

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