Mars: Big, New Crater

Conspirator
User avatar
Posts: 6745
Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:24 pm
Location: Evildweeb 3.0

PostThu May 22, 2014 9:01 pm » by Evildweeb


.
Mars Weathercam Helps Find Big, New Crater


Upload to Disclose.tv



NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Published on May 22, 2014

Scientists using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found a fresh meteor-impact crater, and by golly it's big. It's the largest ever located anywhere by using before-and-after pictures. Using the initial pictures, scientists could nail down the time of impact to just 24 hours between March 27-28, 2012. Using the higher resolution cameras on MRO, scientists spotted not only the crater but possible landslides that occurred as a result of the impact. Deputy Project Scientist Leslie Tamppari explains.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBEXJ_YDU6E




Image
Image

The Book of Man http://vimeo.com/album/2701770

The Book of Man Blog (announcements) http://brianonley.wordpress.com/

  • Related topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
Visit Disclose.tv on Facebook