The Red Album

Mars’ foremost photographers pick their favorite images of their favorite planet.

Context Camera

(NASA/ JPL /Malin Space Science Systems)

Malin Space Science Systems also built the Context Camera for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched in 2005. This image of a crater with gullied walls in Terra Sirenum was taken early in MRO's primary science mission. The camera has a resolution of 20 feet per picture element.

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