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.
Reull Vallis, the river-like structure, is believed to have formed when running water flowed in the distant martian past, cutting a steep-sided channel through the Promethei Terra Highlands before running on towards the floor of the vast Hellas basin.
The Mars Express orbiter captured this striking view of rugged Martian landscapes extending from a mist-filled Coprates Chasma in the south, to Juventae Chasma and the outflow channels of Maja Valles in the north. Clouds and Chasmata By Bill Dunford
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.
Mound in Chryse Planitia, Mars. An anaglyph (viewable in using red-blue glasses) made from a pair of images acquired by the HiRISE instrument aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The structure shown is about a kilometer across.
The Dotted Dunes of Mars. As spring dawns on the Northern Hemisphere of Mars, dunes of sand near the poles begin to defrost. Thinner regions of ice typically thaw first revealing sand whose darkness soaks in sunlight and accelerates the thaw.
NASA craft finds impact glass on mars that may hold evidence of past life. Jun 2015 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has detected the presence of impact glass in some of the planet's most ancient craters.