A Photo a Day

January 28, 2004

NASA-Photos

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 5:58 am

Well, for very little money, you can now buy a 5 Megapixle camera, 8 Megapixles are state of the art for serious amateurs, so what kind of pixel-monster would you expect NASA to use on a critical mission?
Sorry, but according to an interesting article , the camera they use for the exploration of Mars only has 1 Megapixle. However, it’s the size of the individual pixels that makes the difference.

Laurenz

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