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Space Photo of the Day 2012

Blue Dunes of Mars: This image shows a variety of different dune types in southern Lyot Crater in the Northern lowlands at 48.9 degrees north.

Scene on Mars Space camera photographed pictures of sand dunes on the surface of the Red Planet. Thanks to high resolution camera HiRISE, installed aboard the space satellite MRO (Mars Reconnaissance unit), you can admire a piece of Mars.

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Space Photo of the Day 2013

This is Hebes Chasm on Mars. It forms a giant trough nearly 4.97 miles (8 km) deep, of Valles Marinera, the largest canyon system in the solar system. Taken with the High Resolution Stereo Camera on Mars Express.

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2013's Best and Most Beautiful Photos of the Universe

Mars south pole: 2013's Best and Most Beautiful Photos of the Universe

This new view of the Orion A star-formation cloud from ESA’s Herschel space observatory shows the turbulent region of space that hugs the famous Orion Nebula.

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Mars: A World for Exploration (1959)

Hubble image of Mars

Possibly the Youngest Galaxy Ever Seen, an irregular dwarf galaxy about 45 million light-years away is seen in this image from NASA. NASA/ESA/A. Schaller

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Interesting Facts About Planet Mars

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Infographic: How Mars One Plans to Establish the First Colony on the Red Planet

How Mars One Plans to Establish the First Colony on the Red Planet

MARS Dunes in the Western Nereidum Montes. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona