Dunes of Mars

Martiandunes Here's a beautiful shot of Martian dunes taken by HiRISE, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment at the University of Arizona, which, coincidentally, has just launched a brand new web site to showcase gorgeous photos of the planet.

HiRISE released this image on May 30. 

The equipment that took this picture is on board NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Image credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona