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Explore Curiosity’s New 1.8-Billion-Pixel Panorama of Mars

March 6, 2020

Grace Ebert

…re enjoying a few days off of work for the Thanksgiving holiday, Curiosity Mars Rover (previously) was busy taking more than 1,000 photographs of the Red Planet. Capturing the Glen Torridon region on the side of Mount Sharp, the rover shot enough images to create a composite that totals 1.8 billion pixels and provides its most expansive view to date of Mars’ landscape. NASA released a video that points out the various landmarks and proves just how…

 

 



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140,000 Visuals of Outer Space are Free to the Public in NASA’s Image Library

June 12, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…lescope, the Spitzer Space Telescope, and the Chandra X-ray Observatory produced a matched trio of images of the central region of our Milky Way galaxy Hubble space telescope captures vivid auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere This view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) in NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows an outcrop with finely layered rocks within the ‘Murray Buttes’ region on lower Mount Sharp Hubble space telescope captures Mystic Mountain in the Cari…

 

 



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New Interpolated HD Video of Curiosity Mars Rover Descent Depicts Real-Time Landing

August 26, 2012

Christopher Jobson

I’ve seen several different videos of Curiosity’s descent down to the Mars, and while incredible because of what they depict, none approached the frame-rate we might normally expect from an actual film. Using footage provided by NASA, Reddit user Godd2 just spent the last four days on behalf of all humankind creating a stunning interpolated HD version of the descent. In layman’s terms interpolation involves taking a choppy video, in this case NA…