2005  Mission Artwork

 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

MRO at Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI)

MRO aerobraking



MRO over Nilosyrtis Mensae

Original version
MRO's SHARAD instrument over south polar region



MRO's HiRISE camera

MRO and the Mars Climate Sounder

MRO's SHARAD instrument

MRO and SHARAD side view


MRO investigating Martian water cycle



Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter


When I created this image it was one of two proposed missions for 2003 but NASA HQ chose to send twin MER rovers instead. But the MRO was selected for the next Mars launch opportunity in 2005.   This image shows an MRO concept that is also now obsolete.



3D Images



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