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How to calculate New Horizons' MVIC camera max resolution at Pluto and Ultima Thule?

I am in trouble calculating the ground resolution of MVIC instrument onboard New Horizons; I found several documents about MVIC specs, like this one: http://www.boulder.swri.edu/pkb/ssr/ssr-payload-...
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High resolution images of surfaces of other planets and moons

We have high resolution images of the the surface of the Earth taken by satellites (e.g. the images from Google Earth). Why have none of the orbiters going to any other planet or celestial body in our ...
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How many square kilometres of Mars is exactly mapped?

I've heard somewhere that we have better maps of the surface of Mars than the deepest areas of the sea. But how accurate are the maps really? Also, how much we have mapped about the surface of Mars?