NASA has shared aerial shots of its InSight and Curosity rovers on Mars. The images were snapped by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) that has been orbiting the Red Planet since March 2006. Taken on Sept. 23, 2019, at an altitude of 169 miles above the Martian surface, the new image is deemed the ‘best view yet of InSight from space’. Scroll down for video Taken on Sept. 23, 2019, at an altitude of 169 miles above the Martian surface, the new image is deemed the ‘best view yet of InSight from space’ The HiRISE camera was designed to monitor InSight’s landing site in the Elysium Planitia region Mars and is tasked with looking for changes to the surface, such as dust-devil tracks. And last month it snapped an eye-catching shot of Insight, which highlights the lander’s two circular solar panels on either side of the lander body, spanning 20 feet from end to end. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next ‘Sextortion’ botnet is sending 30,000 emails an hour that… Two stars that have begun to randomly dim prompt scientists… We CAN grow crops on Mars and the Moon: Researchers grow… Share this article Share The… Read full this story
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