jan 202013
Reull Vallis: a Former River on Mars?

  ESA’s Mars Express imaged the striking upper part of the Reull Vallis region of Mars with its high-resolution stereo camera last year. High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) nadir and colour channel data taken during revolution 10657 on 14 May 2012 by ESA’s Mars Express have been combined to form a natural-colour view of Reull Vallis. Centered at [continue reading]

mei 262012
Medusae Fossae Formation on Mars is older than once thought

Recent geologic mapping of the Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF) on Mars—an intensely eroded deposit near the northern edge of the cratered highlands—has revealed a wider distribution of its western component than was previously recognized. Geologic map of the MC-23 NW quadrangle on Mars, highlighting MFF units in solid colors. The landing site targeted for the Mars [continue reading]