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Friday, April 7

First colour picture from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter released

The HiRise camera onboard Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has sent back its first colour image of the surface of Mars.

Image Credit: NASA

The image shows details of craters and channels in Mars southern hemisphere. The full image is 32MB in size so is not posted here! Follow the link on the MRO homepage if you want to download the full image.

More images are due to be released today (7th April) check the HiRise website for updates.

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