This is all the beautiful space litter left on Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover

Four months ago, NASA landed a one-ton, nuclear-powered rover on the Red Planet, scattering the Martian terrain with heaps of debris in the process. Curiosity, upon arrival, shed so much of its Entry Descent & Landing hardware that high resolution images of the planet's surface are still turning up traces of the… »12/06/12 12:00pm12/06/12 12:00pm

This is HiRISE, the most powerful camera we've ever sent to another planet

The University of Arizona's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera is an incredible piece of equipment. Currently circling the Red Planet aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the instrument is capable of capturing photographs of the Martian surface at unprecedented resolution, averaging about… »1/11/12 12:15pm1/11/12 12:15pm