Fact check: Image of Mars is digital rendering, not photograph

Published November 16, 2022

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USA Today quoted Siwei Lyu for a story about the ability of the Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity helicopter to capture high-resolution digital images from Mars. "The reason that (the Mars Rover camera) has high resolution and image quality is that it is one-of-a-kind for this special task, and cost in making it is not a major issue," Lyu said.

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