HiRISE

One Feature Mars has That we Don’t: Polar Megadunes

New renderings from Kevin M Gill show a unique feature on Mars: the northern polar Chasma Boreale Megadunes!

1 month ago

‘Glowing’ Sand Dune Erosion on the Side of a Martian Crater

While Mars is known as the Red Planet, a variety of colors can be found on the planet’s surface. Just…

3 months ago

Here’s Perseverance, Seen From Space

The Mars Perseverance rover is on the move! The HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted the rover from…

4 months ago

New Photos and Video Shows China’s Zhurong Rover on the Move

New images from orbit and from Mars’ surface show the Zhurong rover on the move. China’s National Space Administration (CNSA)…

7 months ago

This is why Martian Colonists are Going to Wish They had an Atmosphere Above Them

There will be all sorts of risks for any future colonists on Mars, such as extreme weather and temperatures, radiation,…

7 months ago

Dunes Trapped in a Crater on Mars Form This Interesting Pattern

Symmetry in nature is pleasing to look at, and even more so when that symmetry is novel.  There’s plenty of…

8 months ago

This Is a Collapsed Pit on Mars, Not a Pimple

Mars has been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. With the historic landing of the Perseverance…

9 months ago

InSight Detects Two Significant Quakes from the Cerberus Fossae Region on Mars

NASA's InSight lander felt the distant rumble of two major 'marsquakes' in March, originating from a region near the Martian…

10 months ago

Frosty Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes on Mars are fascinating. They shift and move in different ways than they do on Earth, and they…

10 months ago

A Single Dust Devil on Mars

Mars has a great combination of dust and wind. The result of that combination is often dust devils. The HiRISE…

11 months ago