NASA Detects Moving Sand Dunes On The Red Planet

Posted on: 5:00 pm, May 9, 2012, by , updated on: 04:57pm, May 9, 2012


WASHINGTON, D.C. (NASA) – NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured large scale movement on Mars’s sand dunes.  Scientist analyzing the images from the MRO, have seen dust devils towering to 12 miles high, rippling sand dunes and high speed wind movement of sand  on large dune fields on Mars.

NASA released the following pictures and animation of dust devils on Mars Wednesday, in Washington, D.C.

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