Frosty martian valleys24 March 2016
Frosty martian valleys24 March 2016 Nestled within the fractured rim of a vast impact basin on Mars are valley floors dusted in frost.
Footprints of a martian flood18 February 2016
Footprints of a martian flood18 February 2016 Water has left its mark in a variety of ways in this martian scene captured by ESA’s Mars Express.
Martian labyrinth28 January 2016
Martian labyrinth28 January 2016 This block of martian terrain, etched with an intricate pattern of landslides and wind-blown dunes, is a small segment of a vast labyrinth of valleys, fractures and plateaus.
A witness to a wet early Mars 19 November 2015
A witness to a wet early Mars 19 November 2015 Vast volumes of water once flooded through this deep chasm on Mars that connects the ‘Grand Canyon’ of the Solar System – Valles Marineris – to the planet’s northern lowlands.
Shining a light on the aurora of Mars05 November 2015
Shining a light on the aurora of Mars05 November 2015 ESA’s Mars Express has shed new light on the Red Planet’s rare ultraviolet aurora by combining for the first time remote observations with in situ measurements of electrons hitting the atmosphere.
Flash floods in Mangala Valles15 October 2015
Flash floods in Mangala Valles15 October 2015 Catastrophic flooding triggered by ice melting from the heat of volcanic activity is thought to be responsible for the chaotic scenery depicted in this region of the Mangala Valles channel network.