Lava floods the ancient plains of Mars 06 March 2014
Lava floods the ancient plains of Mars 06 March 2014 Two distinct volcanic eruptions have flooded this area of Daedalia Planum with lava, flowing around an elevated fragment of ancient terrain.
Mars Express heading towards daring flyby of Phobos23 December 2013
Mars Express heading towards daring flyby of Phobos23 December 2013 Late this month, ESA’s Mars Express will make the closest flyby yet of the Red Planet’s largest moon Phobos, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface.
Martian scars10 October 2013
Martian scars10 October 2013 Ripped apart by tectonic forces, Hebes Chasma and its neighbouring network of canyons bear the scars of the Red Planet’s early history.
A radiating beauty on Mars05 September 2013
A radiating beauty on Mars05 September 2013 Exceptional structures deposited and shaped by water and winds adorn these interlocking craters and sculpt radiating patterns in the sands of Mars.
Water in a martian desert01 August 2013
Water in a martian desert01 August 2013 Craters once brim-full with sediments and water have long since drained dry, but traces of their former lives as muddy lakes cling on in the martian desert.
At the foot of the Red Planet’s giant volcano 04 July 2013
At the foot of the Red Planet’s giant volcano 04 July 2013 Hundreds of individual lava flows are seen frozen in time on the flanks of Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the Solar System.