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The Spiral North Pole of Mars A  mosaic …

The Spiral North Pole of Mars

A  mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express

and by the Mars Orbiter Camera on board the Mars Global Surveyor

shows off the Red Planet’s north polar ice cap and its distinctive dark spiralling troughs.

Image credit: NASA/ESA 

A boulder-strewn field of red rocks stretches across the…

A boulder-strewn field of red rocks stretches across the horizon in this self-portrait of Viking 2 on Mars’ Utopian Plain. Viking 2 landed Sept. 3,1976, some 4,600 miles from the twin Viking 1 craft, which touched down on July 20.

 

Image Credit: NASA/JPL

A mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars. This view…

A mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars. This view is similar to what one would see from a spacecraft, according to NASA.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech