Mangalyaan releases its second global image of Mars

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The global image from India”s Mars probe shows a developing dust storm in the northern hemisphere. Because the spacecraft’s orbit takes it higher above the planet then past probes, it will be able to take many such images, tracking the changing atmospheric conditions on Mars with a frequency that up until now has been impossible.


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