New Looks at Phobos from Mars Express Flyby

Phobos, as seen by Mars Express on Jan. 9, 2011 from a distance of about 100 km. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum

The Mars Express team released the images today from the close flyby the spacecraft made of Phobos on January 9. The images weren’t downloaded from Mars Express until Jan. 18, and then they were processed, so these are hot off the press. The team didn’t provide much explanation, but enjoy the images. There’s one 3-D view in the group, so grab your 3-D glasses. (…) Read the rest of New Looks at Phobos from Mars Express Flyby (167 words)

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