The Dawn of Interplanetary Geology

After Earth, Mars may be the most well-studied planet in the solar system. Since 1965, humankind has sent spacecraft after spacecraft to examine our celestial neighbor. The flybys captured the first close-up photographs of the red planet, revealing a rocky, cratered surface. The orbiters found towering volcanoes, dried-up riverbeds, and enormous storms that choked the […]

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