Monday, August 02, 2010
Face on Mars disappears in hi-res photo
The infamous "Face on Mars" that prompted a generation of conspiracy theories about cover-ups of Martian civilizations, is not present in a closer, higher-resolution image of the site taken by UA's HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
[1976 Viking image on left showing 'face' that disappears in image of the region captured by HiRISE and released last week. Comparison from Fox News. Credit, NASA/JPL/UA]
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