Dingo Gap

Mars’ Dingo Gap Seen From Orbit and the Ground

by Nancy Atkinson February 12, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Thanks to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the HiRISE camera, we have an orbital view of Dingo Gap, an opening between two low scarps which is spanned by a single dune. This gap and dune are visible both from the ground […]

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Curiosity Crosses Dingo Gap Dune – Gateway to ‘Moonlight Valley’ and Mountain Destinations Beyond

by Ken Kremer February 8, 2014

NASA’s Curiosity mega rover has successfully crossed over the ‘Dingo Gap’ sand dune- opening the gateway to the science rich targets in the “Moonlight Valley” and Martian mountain beyond. “I’m over the moon that I’m over the dune! I successfully crossed the “Dingo Gap” sand dune on Mars,” Curiosity tweeted overnight Thursday. “Moonlight Valley” is […]

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You are Here! Curiosity’s 1st Photo of Home Planet Earth from Mars

by Ken Kremer February 6, 2014

18 months into her mission to discover a habitable zone on the Red Planet, NASA’s Curiosity rover has at last looked back to the inhabited zone of all humanity and snapped her 1st image of all 7 Billion Earthlings living on the Home Planet. “Look Back in Wonder… My first picture of Earth from the […]

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