Swirling spirals at the north pole of Mars02 February 2017
Swirling spirals at the north pole of Mars02 February 2017 A new mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express shows off the Red Planet’s north polar ice cap and its distinctive dark spiralling troughs.
A record of ancient tectonic stress on Mars03 November 2016
A record of ancient tectonic stress on Mars03 November 2016 Sets of ridges and troughs some 1000 km north of the giant Olympus Mons volcano contain a record of the intense tectonic stresses and strains experienced in the Acheron Fossae region on Mars 3.7–3.9 billion years ago.
Buried glaciers on Mars13 October 2016
Buried glaciers on Mars13 October 2016 This jumble of eroded blocks lies along the distinctive boundary between the Red Planet’s southern highlands and the northern lowlands, with remnants of ancient glaciers flowing around them.
Spotlight on Schiaparelli’s landing site11 August 2016
Spotlight on Schiaparelli’s landing site11 August 2016 Schiaparelli, the Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module of the joint ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars 2016 mission, will target the Meridiani Planum region for its October landing, as seen in this mosaic created from Mars Express images.
A little help from friends15 June 2016
A little help from friends15 June 2016 ESA’s first Mars orbiter will provide an important helping hand when the second arrives at the Red Planet in October.
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016 A modest ‘webcam’ on Mars Express has proven useful for outreach, education and citizen-science. Now ESA have decided to adopt it as a professional science instrument.