Monday, September 29, 2014

#ISRO: India's #Mangalyaan sends pictures of dust storm activities in the red planet

Regional dust storm activities over northern hemisphere of Mars - captured by Mars Color Camera on-board ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission.The image was taken from an altitude of 74500 km from the surface of Mars.
The spacecraft is equipped with five instruments, including a sensor to track methane or marsh gas, a colour camera and a thermal-imaging spectrometer to map the surface and mineral wealth of the planet.