Mars Express’ January 2011 Phobos images show how camera works

The Mars Express High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) team has just released several images from the most recent series of Phobos flybys to the Mars Express blog. As I’ve mentioned before, Mars Express, which is now on its umpteenth mission extension, performs a series of flybys of Phobos over a period of a few weeks every five months. There’s some very nice, very detailed views, such as this one: Click to enlarge >Phobos’ south pole from Mars ….

URL: http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002888/

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