View Full Version : New HiRISE Images: Winter Turning to Spring in Mars' Southern Hemisphere

2009-Feb-19, 02:40 AM
If you've never seen the "Springtime on Mars 2020" video, its a fun (if not Wall-E-ish) view of what Mars could be like sometime in the future. But now in 2009, winter is turning to spring in Mars' southern hemisphere, and the HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is busy snapping high [...]

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2009-Feb-19, 03:16 PM
Amazing shots.

....we really need something equivilant to the DOD's KH-11/12/13/etc spy sats to REALLY map the entire surface throughout a full Martian year...