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 ...

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 ...

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