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Anyone Fancy exploring the surface of Mars

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posted on Jan, 9 2013 @ 01:07 PM
Well here's your chance to become your very own Mars Rover...dont know if this has been posted before, but here goes's open to all the citizens of Planet Earth..

From the web site...

"Welcome to Planet Four, a citizen science project designed to help planetary scientists identify and measure features on the surface of Mars . . . the likes of which don’t exist on Earth. All of the images on this site depict the southern polar region, an area of Mars that we know little about, and the majority of which have never been seen by human eyes before!"

Why do they need our help?

"There are far too many images for a group of scientists to get through alone and computers are just no good at detecting the features we are trying to mark. The human mind is far superior at analyzing images with the complexity of the Martian surface!

Your markings will be collected together with the markings made by other volunteers on that same image. Taking an average of these markings, we will produce an extremely reliable map of the ‘fan,’ and ‘blotch’ features on the surface of Mars and the first large scale measurement of wind on the planet!"""

edit on 9-1-2013 by Soloprotocol because: (no reason given)


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