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Seán Doran

Seán Doran

Latest Processed Space Images

Mount Sharp northwest flank

February 03, 2017

A simulated view of the northwest flank of Mount Sharp using images and digital terrain models from HiRISE. The view is toward the southwest. It covers Curiosity's path from the Murray Buttes in the foreground, to the southern extent of the Bagnold dune field in the middle ground, and the Hematite Ridge beyond it. Beyond Hematite Ridge, the landscape steepens dramatically. For an enormous version of this image, visit Doran's Flickr page.

Curiosity self-portrait at Quela, sol 1462

October 13, 2016

Curiosity took the photos for this self-portrait while at the Quela drilling site just south of the Murray Buttes on sol 1462 (September 17, 2016). To understand why the arm does not appear in this photo, read this article.

Artist’s concept of an astronaut to scale with Murray buttes, Curiosity sol 1432

August 23, 2016

Curiosity took the images for this panoramic view of one of the Murray buttes with its left Mastcam on sol 1432 (August 16, 2016). Seán Doran added a figure of an astronaut in the photo in order to provide a sense of scale.

astronaut on Phobos
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