Mars Express Camera Now In Its Third Year
Mars & Missions
Mars Express & Beagle 2
Feb 5 2007, 08:43 PM
It just carries on working: The German HRSC onboard Mars Express now in its third year
Deutsches Zentrum f Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
10 January 2007
Feb 6 2007, 09:54 AM
That title is just asking for trouble over here
Feb 6 2007, 09:42 PM
Sounds like a new entry in that venerable old film series: "Carry On Orbiting Mars!"
-the other Doug
Mar 20 2007, 10:34 AM
Great article about Mars Express at
Mar 20 2007, 10:41 AM
That is one
Mar 20 2007, 11:08 AM
Yep - We build 'em big here in Europe. That would be the 30k model, dimensions approx 30x15x20km, mass ca 2 megaton. Context image with scale of
Mawrth Vallis here.
Mar 20 2007, 11:09 AM
The plan is to put Mars under the rover and just turn the planet while the rover stays still
Mar 20 2007, 11:17 AM
It might be a bit big, but it'll be handy for getting Mars core samples.
Mar 20 2007, 12:30 PM
When I wrote "great" I didn't mean to be THAT literal...
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