First MRO Images

First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera on NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Detail of First Mars Image from Newly Arrived Camera on NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

"This view shows a full-resolution portion of the first image of Mars taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera (HiRISE) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The spacecraft, launched Aug. 12, 2005, began orbiting Mars on March 10, 2006. The image is of an area in Mars' mid-latitude southern highlands."

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