Life on Mars?

unnamed (3)Mars Orbiter spacecraft marks one year of its life around the red planet today and data set has been acquired by payloads of MOM. Data suggested possibility of life on dry and dusty planet. India has sent Mars Orbiter Mission carrying five science instruments to collect data on surface geology, morphology, atmospheric processes, surface
temperature and atmospheric escape process. ISRO, Ahmedabad has brought out a Mars Atlas with images acquired by Mars Colour Camera. Mars Global data shows clouds, dust in atmosphere and surface albedo variations, when acquired from Apoapsis at around 72,000 km. On the other hand high resolution images acquired from periapsis show details
of various morphological features on the surface of Mars. Some of
these images have been showcased in this atlas. The images have been
categorized depending upon the Martian surface and atmospheric

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