astronomicalwonders: “ MARTIAN STORMS - Seen in 1977 by the Viking 2 Orbiter “Like its predecessor, the Viking 2 mission consisted of a lander and an orbiter designed to take high-resolution images, and study the Martian surface and atmosphere.
Martian Crater Rich in Opal - The CRISM imaging spectrometer on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter identified the minerals present in this crater south of Baldet Crater. Among them is a form of hydrated silica, better known as the gemstone opal.
The Syrtis Major Volcanic Province - The Martian Surface Acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express Satellite, this image depicts a detailed region of the Martian Nili Fossae Graben system. This system is an area of great.
This image, released today, is a high-resolution shot of the Curiosity rover’s ultimate goal: the stratified flanks of Gale Crater’s high central peak, Mount Sharp. The image was taken with Curiosity’s telephoto Mastcam as a calibration test.
NASA Mars rover finds no sign of methane, telltale sign of life