MRO (for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) is a space probe sent by NASA around Mars on August 12, 2005. Its main mission is to map the surface of Mars. It’s great for us since it consists of photographing the whole surface with a camera equipped with a telescope, this camera is called HIRISE. Interestingly, MRO has so far transmitted 295.89TB of data to Earth! We are interested only in photographs, which   Lire plus ...

SDO is a solely satellite to observe the activity of the Sun. Its instruments allow him to take pictures of the Sun with many different filters: All pictures taken by SDO we are available at this address or on Helioviewer.org, this site also allowing us to the beautiful timelapse you can see below. I decided to not to put pictures of SDO since it take 10 every 15 minutes or   Lire plus ...

You know surely all the rover Curiosity, this six-wheeled semi-autonomous vehicle sent on March. The photographs taken by the rover are now available on Eyes of the Universe, it is an opportunity to learn a bit more than this mission. The mission by the numbers Departure from the Earth: 26 November 2011 Arrived on Mars: August 6, 2012 Travel time: 8 months Distance travelled by the probe to go to   Lire plus ...

Juno is a space probe launched by NASA on 5 August 2011 in the direction of Jupiter and in orbit around this planet Tuesday morning at 05:53 (Paris time). This probe must collect data on the inner layers of Jupiter, the composition of its atmosphere and the characteristics of its magnetosphere. This information should allow to reconstruct how Jupiter formed and to correct or refine the training scenario of the   Lire plus ...

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