[thechat] On the theme of NASAs 'Blue Marble'

Garrett Coakley garrett at polytechnic.co.uk
Thu Feb 21 08:14:01 CST 2002

Seen as there appears to be a few other space nuts around here.

Malin Space Science Systems, who do data processing for the Mars Global
Surveyor, have just released a digital 'atlas' of Mars.

"...it took about two days of continuous computer processing using a Sun
SunBlade 1000 system with dual 750-Mhz UltraSPARC III processors and 4
GB of RAM to composite the final map."

BBC News Story:

MSSS link:


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