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RELEASE : 10-071 NASA Mars Spacecraft Snaps Photos Chosen by Public WASHINGTON -- The most powerful camera aboard a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars has returned the first pictures of locations on the Red Planet suggested by the public. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE camera, aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, or MRO, is nicknamed, "the people's camera." Through a program called HiWish that began in January, scientists have received approximately 1,000 suggestions. The first eight images of areas the public selected are available online at: uahirise.org...
Originally posted by GhostR1der
/waits for the usual pictures of circled, shaded and coloured rocks showing alien lifeforms..
I wonder if anything will be let slip past the 'image processing suite' employed by NASA. I must say these are great shots showing such an amazing and supposedly desolate landscape. One thing that strikes me is the large scale patterns shown here on the surface, can be echoed in various crystals and rock formations found here, in micro scale!