- Press Release
- August 15, 2022
NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Imagery Release 30 May 2007
Primary Science Phase (PSP) images were acquired by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) instrument beginning November 7, 2006 on orbit number 1,330 of the Mars Reconaissance Orbiter (MRO).
|Edge of the Olympus Mons
Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the Solar System, has a mysterious halo (aureole) of material on its western and northern sides.
|PSP_002184_2005||Possible Cinder Cone on the Southern Flank of Pavonis Mons
This image is centered on a small cone on the side of one of Mars’ giant shield volcanoes.
|PSP_002671_1790||Dunes in Herschel Crater
This image shows dunes on the floor of Herschel Crater.
|PSP_002728_1645||Sand Dunes in Rabe Crater
Image PSP_002824_1355 shows a sand dune field in Rabe Crater, located in the southern highlands of Mars.
|PSP_002824_1355||Fans of Lava Flows on the Flanks of Olympus Mons
In the center of this HiRISE image, you can see the transition from well-confined lava channels into broad fans as the lava flowed down to the north.
|PSP_002909_2000||Large Lava Fan on the Northwestern Flank of Olympus Mons
Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the Solar System is a shield volcano built up by lava flow after lava flow.
|PSP_003331_2005||Blocks in the Olympus Mons
The aureole that surrounds the western and northern sectors of Olympus Mons has long puzzled Mars geologists.