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@JamesK's answer indicates that HiRise is the "highest resolution camera on a Mars orbiter" but it's worth noting that it is also (at least currently) the highest resolution known, human-built camera anywhere in deep space! @Phiteros' answer to What's the largest aperture telescope sent beyond the Earth-Moon system? begins: After looking through ...


The highest resolution images come from the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. With an angular resolution of one micro-radian it has a ground resolution of about 0.3 m (12 inches) Here's an image of the Phoenix lander on its parachute, at a resolution of about 30cm taken from


The answer is on this National Geographic page about the best pictures from NASA's official photographer Bill Ingalls: If you love space, odds are you’ve admired the work of Bill Ingalls. He has been NASA’s senior contract photographer for 30 years, a job that has taken him across the world—but not yet beyond it—to cover major moments in space exploration. ...

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