Streaking on Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Streaks along a crater rim on Mars take on a wavy and ghostly appearance in this image form NASA’s HiRISE camera. What stories does your imagination create with the shapes and patterns found in this image? leave a note...

Rough hide of Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona From orbit, some landscapes of Mars resemble a rough animal hide. Explore this image from the HiRISE camera aboard Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and you can find just about every type of sand dune known to exist. What shapes and...

Dragons of Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona A dragon, tongue flicking out, struts along this rocky landscape on Mars in this image from NASA’s HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Explore this image of this terrain dominated with rocky hills and sand...

Teardrops on Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona During the Martian spring, all kinds of strange things happen in the arctic thaw. Spider-like channels form. Dust devils dance along the dunes and tear-drop hollows form in the carbon dioxide ice where geysers erupt. All this is...

Wind Dancing on Mars

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Gray pat­terns follow the swirling dance of wind across the Mar­t­ian dunes in this image from the Mars Recon­nais­sance Orbiters HIiRISE cam­era. Dust dev­ils, which are like small tor­na­does on Earth, are the artist for these...