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Magellan SAR and synthetic stereo mosaics by quadrangle

Pgm News: 9 September 2013

The Magellan SAR and Synthetic Stereo Mosaics were created back in 2002 by Vicki Hansen and Duncan Young at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. These are just visual Jpegs and currently do not have…

New website released for the Planetary Geologic Mapping Program

Pgm News: 17 April 2013

Astrogeology's Planetary Geologic Mapping Program is pleased to announce a renovated website. The new site is built to help the planetary community locate completed geologic maps, track maps…

USGS Scientist Colin Dundas Quoted in Science Magazine: Gullies on Mars

Astrogeology News: 8 January 2013

USGS Scientist, Colin Dunda, is working to determine what causes gullies on the surface of Mars. He was recently quoted in Science Magazine in reference to his talk given during the December 2012…

Sol 43 Update on Curiosity from USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Transits

Astrogeology News: 19 September 2012

A couple of transits of Mars' moon across the face of the sun were observed by Mastcam. These are similar to solar eclipses on Earth, but because the Martian moons are so much smaller than Earth's…

Sol 476-477 Update On Curiosity From USGS Scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Good Time for an Upgrade

Astrogeology News: 6 December 2013

I'm uplink lead for the Opportunity Microscopic Imager and engineering cameras (Hazcams and Navcams) today, so have not been able to follow MSL planning as closely as usual. Operating two rovers on…