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New Mars Book Contains Hundreds of HiRISE Images

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PSI Senior Scientist Candice Hansen is author on a new coffee table book filled with breathtaking images of Mars. A reception and book signing were held at the University of Arizona Kuiper Building for Hansen and co-authors Alfred S. McEwen and Ari Espinosa.

“Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet” is filled with images culled from thousands taken by the NASA’s High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment HiRISE instrument orbiting Mars. The large-format book features 452 full-color pages, a weight of 8 pounds and is 13.6 inches by 11.5 inches. The book sells for $75 and is available at UA Press at , Barnes and Noble and Amazon.

Above, Hansen, center, holds the book at the reception with McEwen, left, and Espinosa.

Below, Hansen and McEwen are interviewed by Sara Hammond, Science Producer at Arizona Public Media, prior to the reception.


Below, Hansen tells the audience about the difficulty in selecting the few hundred Mars images used in the book from the thousands of great HiRISE photos available. 

June 12, 2017
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