SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Titanic Storm, Nanoflares, More

SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Titanic Storm, Nanoflares, More
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August 12, 2009--Gullies drape the walls of a small crater near the Martian equator, as seen in a recently released picture taken by the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The Mars orbiter, launched in 2005, has been scouting locations on the red planet that might be of interest to future Mars missions, such as those that appear to have been shaped by liquid water at some point in the distant past.
— Image courtesy NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
 
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