Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Beams Back Close-Up Photo of Fresh Crater

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an impressive picture of a fresh impact crater near Sirenum Fossae, a trough in the Memnonia quadrangle of Mars. “When we say ‘fresh,’ we mean on a geological scale,” HiRISE mission scientists noted. “The crater is quite old on a [...] —> Read More