Shallow Subsurface Rader (SHARAD)

Shallow Subsurface Rader (SHARAD)

Detailed Description

Shallow Subsurface Radar (SHARAD): "SHARAD (Shallow Radar) looks for liquid or frozen water in the first few hundreds of feet (up to 1 kilometer) of Mars' crust." This instrument probes the surface with radar waves. Its antenna picks up the radar wave return, which has different strengths for different materials on the surface. Read more. 


Image Dimensions: 140 x 150

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Location Taken: US