Arts and Culture 

HiRISE

The BeautifulMars Project

HiRISE
Arts and Culture 

HiRISE

The BeautifulMars Project

24/02/2022


More than half a century after the first space ventures, which left memorable images of the Moon and of our planet – ‘Earthrise’ from Apollo 8 or ‘Blue Marble’ from Apollo 17 still impress us today –, human space exploration takes a step further and the new missions search for planets located outside our solar system. The camera of the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) was launched in 2005 aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission, and has since taken more than 52,000 images. The documents collected by HiRISE not only gather information to provide support for other missions, but also capture the beauty of the Martian landscape... [+]


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