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Do you still want to go to Mars after THIS? | Sciencedump

A handout of the European Space Agency ESA shows a visualisation of Mars, created from spacecraft imagery. ESA's first mission to the Red Planet is Mars Express.

Perspective...

our solar system, the sun, arcturus, antares, the milky way and the universe. How does the size of earth stack up.

Only 15 minutes after its closest approach to Pluto on July 14, 2015, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon. The smooth expanse of the informally named icy plain Sputnik Planum (right) is flanked on the left by rugged mountains up to 11,000 feet (3,500 meters) high, including the informally named Norgay Montes in the foreground and Hillary Montes on the…

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft closest approach to Pluto on July 2015 looked back toward the sun and captured this near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon.

10 Facts about Mars

10 Facts about Mars

A compilation of 10 interesting facts about planet Mars, which will shed light on the most amazing facets of this planet.

Kepler-186f ~ The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun.

~ The first known Earth-size planet to lie within the habitable zone of a star beyond the Sun -illustration by NASA

Neptuno

In Voyager 2 made our first close encounter with the stunning blue planet Neptune. Its surprisingly turbulent, storm-laden atmosphere, this far from the sun, was clearly being driven by heat from deep within the planet [Photo: Nasa/Corbis]

Venus

Taurus Key Planet: Venus The second closest planet to the earth, Venus, is the planet of love and desire.

Mars Visualization with Satellite Imagery Overlay | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Original text: DEM of Mars rendered with Using the MRO MOLA 128 pix/deg elevation dataset overlayed with satellite imagery from the Celestia Motherlode. Elevations are exaggerated to enhance the visibility of terrain features. / by Kevin Gill

Those cracks in Mars... Is it from water breaking down the surface? Or roads or something of that sort?

Those cracks in Mars. Is it from water breaking down the surface? Or roads or something of that sort?

Take a visual tour through the four largest moons of Jupiter - the Galilean Moons: Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. Journey from the most volcanic body in the solar system to ice worlds that may hide life to the largest moon in the Solar System

What are the Galilean Moons?

This "family portrait" is a composite of the Jovian system: the edge of Jupiter with its Great Red Spot + Jupiter's 4 largest moons, known as the Galilean satellites. The moons (top-to-bottom): Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.

Planetary Society: We Can Afford to Orbit Humans at Mars by 2033

Global mosaic of Mars showing the dark basaltic Syrtis Major Planus region made from Viking Orbiter images.

hypernova-don-dixon

Even more intriguing than a nebula is this monster, a Hypernova! - Gamma rays burst from either pole of a shattered star undergoing a hypernova explosion. © Don Dixon,

Mars rover has summit in its sights - PhotoBlog  http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/18/13354934-mars-rover-has-summit-in-its-sights?lite

NASA& Curiosity rover has sent back its sharpest image of the mountain it will climb on Mars. The mountain, known as Mount Sharp or Aeolis Mons, towers right in front of the rover in the middle of Gale Crater,

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