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India's spacecraft shoots stunning images of Martian landscapes

Updated 7:16 AM ET, Thu August 20, 2015
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The Indian Space Research Organisation has released 3D portrayals of Ophir Chasma, which is part of the Valles Marineris canyon -- the largest in the Solar System. Indian Space Research Organisation
The 3D visualizations are based on images snapped by India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft on July 19, 2015. Indian Space Research Organisation
Etched onto the "Red Planet," the Valles Marineris is 2,500 miles long and 4 miles deep -- as long as the United States itself. Indian Space Research Organisation
Tyrrhenus Mons, a large Martian volcano, as seen by the Mars Color Camera on board the orbiter. Indian Space Research Organisation
An image taken by the Mars Color Camera on April 23, 2015 shows the Pital Crater. Both the crater's wall and a chain of small impact craters are visible in the photo. Indian Space Research Organisation
India's Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft was launched on November 5, 2013. Indian Space Research Organisation