Winter in Argyre19 September 2014
Winter in Argyre19 September 2014 Over billions of years, the southern uplands of Mars have been pockmarked by numerous impact features, which are often so closely packed that they overlap. One such feature is Hooke crater, shown in this frost-tinged scene, imaged by ESA’s Mars Expres...
Forces of martian nature10 July 2014
Forces of martian nature10 July 2014 The surface of Mars is pocked and scarred with giant impact craters and rocky ridges, as shown in this new image from ESA’s Mars Express that borders the giant Hellas basin in the planet’s southern hemisphere.
Cascading dunes in a martian crater15 May 2014
Cascading dunes in a martian crater15 May 2014 A new mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express shows a swirling field of dark dunes cascading into sunken pits within a large impact crater.
Beauty from chaos 10 April 2014
Beauty from chaos 10 April 2014 Beautiful streamlined islands and narrow gorges were carved by fast-flowing water pounding through a small, plateau region near the southeastern margin of the vast Vallis Marineris canyon system.
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.