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Suggest the next Mars observation on HiRISE

The team in charge of the high-resolution camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) are now taking public suggestions for future HiRISE investigations of Mars.

Images from the HiRISE Camera
Images from the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) arrived in orbit around Mars back in the spring of 2006, and is investigating how weather processes and geologic activity have moulded the planet's landscape over millions of years. It is also helping in the search for landing sites for future Mars missions.

The website for suggesting suitable locations is operated by the University of Arizona, and can be found at the following link:

HiWish: Public Suggestion Page

Even if you don't have a location in mind, you can use the HiWish site to look around the planet using previous, less-detailed observations, and find a interesting place that should be imaged. The team will then enter your suggestion into their targeting database, and it may be selected for an upcoming observation.

ATTENTION

Please note that over the weekend of the 26-28th May 2017 we will be switching over to our brand new website - during this time there may be periods where the site is difficult to access, and users will be unable to request observations from the telescope. Please bear with us during this time. All should be back up and running by the 29th May 2017.