Pic of the Day: Mars Madness
Apologies for the recent space overload. You can blame it on the fact that we spent most of our childhood sleeping in a glow-in-the-dark t-shirt from the Smithsonian Space Museum. That, and a lifelong obsession with space ice cream, ALF, and Tang. What you’re looking at above are possible evaporites near the Fan in Coprates region. Explore more non-life on Mars after the jump.
Ice deposits in Deuteronilus Mensae
The Ulysses Fossae
The Hale crater
Carbon dioxide ice
A filled channel west of the Ladon Valles river valley
All images courtesy of NASA. Check out more in The Guardian’s slideshow.