Sweeping over the south pole of Mars10 September 2015
Sweeping over the south pole of Mars10 September 2015 An unusual observation by Mars Express shows a sweeping view over the planet’s south polar ice cap and across its ancient, cratered highlands.
Cutting through martian history09 July 2015
Cutting through martian history09 July 2015 This colourful image resembles an abstract watercolour, but it is in fact a colour-coded topographic map of one of the most geologically diverse regions on Mars.
Impact crater or supervolcano caldera?21 May 2015
Impact crater or supervolcano caldera?21 May 2015 At first glance, the region covered by this latest Mars Express image release appears to be pockmarked with impact craters. But the largest structure among them may hold a rather explosive secret: it could be remains of an ancient supervolcano.
Crossing the boundary from high to low on Mars12 March 2015
Crossing the boundary from high to low on Mars12 March 2015 On the boundary between the heavily cratered southern highlands and the smooth northern lowlands of Mars is an area rich in features sculpted by water and ice.
Mars hills hide icy past19 February 2015
Mars hills hide icy past19 February 2015 A complex network of isolated hills, ridges and small basins spanning 1400 km on Mars is thought to hide large quantities of water-ice.
Mysteries in Nili Fossae22 January 2015
Mysteries in Nili Fossae22 January 2015 These new images from the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA’s Mars Express show Nili Fossae, one of the most enticing regions on Mars. This ‘graben system’ lies northeast of the volcanic region of Syrtis Major on the northwestern edge of the large...