“Holy shit, indeed.”

I’ve previously noted some of the stunning images taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. And at The Guardian Sam Leith praises the “compelling stillness and strangeness” of the latest “photographs [which] inspire not only awe and wonder, but also a sort of longing.” You can see what he means in this short video compilation – more images here. Video credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona.