Monitoring New Impact Site
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 29 JULY 2021

Monitoring an Impact Site

What appeared as a dark spot in a Context Camera image was later confirmed by a HiRISE picture in 2014 to be a new impact crater. It likely formed between March and November 2008. This image, at full resolution, is a repeat to detect any changes that, while small, could be more apparent in enhanced color.



A Martian Dust Avalanche
Relatively dark slope streaks are common on steep dust-mantled slopes of Mars.

Boundary Condition Controls on the High-Sand-Flux Regions of Mars
It is often unclear where and why sediment is mobile on today’s Mars. A new paper takes a deeper look.