Status Report

NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Images – May 29, 2013

By SpaceRef Editor
June 1, 2013
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– Endeavour Crater Western Rim

This digital terrain model covers the western rim of Endeavour Crater where the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has been investigating since 2011.

– Active Slope Flows on the Central Hills of Hale Crater

In some cases, there are many seasonal flows on warm slopes, suggesting some role for water in their activity.

– Crater with Debris Aprons in Tyrrhena Terra

The interior rims of this crater are lined with debris aprons consisting of material eroded from the alcoves at the top of the crater walls.

– Valleys in Tyrrhena Terra

These valleys are very different in appearance compared to the very old, large, and well-developed valley networks on Mars.

All of the HiRISE images are archived here:

Information about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is online at The mission is managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology, for the NASA Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, of Denver, is the prime contractor and built the spacecraft. HiRISE is operated by the University of Arizona. Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., of Boulder, Colo., built the HiRISE instrument.

SpaceRef staff editor.