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Active Dune Field on Mars


Nili Patera is one of the most active dune fields on Mars. As
such, it is continuously monitored with the HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera, a science instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, with a new image acquired about every six weeks.

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NASA Mars Orbiter Spies Rover Near Martian Butte


NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover and tracks from its driving are visible in this view from orbit, acquired on April 11, 2014, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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