Here Are All the Best Photos from India’s Mars Mission

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

It’s been exactly one year since India’s Mangalyaan mission (a.k.a MOM, the Mars Orbiter Mission) hit our favorite planetary neighbor—and they’re celebrating with something pretty cool: An offworld atlas.

Top image: Lunae Planum region of Mars during a dust storm / ISRO

The Mars Atlas features a tidy compilation of the data and pictures sent back by MOM over the last year. Here are our favorite highlights of the pictures. You can check out, and download, the whole thing right here.

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

Image: Mars captured on different dates/ ISRO

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

Image: the MOM mission flips the camera around to grab a last look at Earth’s Sahara dessert / ISRO

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

Image: Valles Marineris region of Mars, surrounded by haze / ISRO

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

Image: Mars’ moon Phobos transits the planet / ISRO

Here Are All the Best Photos from India's Mars Mission

Image: Three volcanoes in Mars’ Western hemisphere / ISRO

Source: IO9