Layers Near Nilosyrtis Mensae
HiRISE PICTURE OF THE DAY: 24 AUGUST 2019
Layers Near Nilosyrtis Mensae

Nilosyrtis Mensae is characterized by what is called “fretted terrain,” meaning that the surface contains cliffs, mesas, and wide flat valleys. This terrain is common to certain areas of Mars.



Curiosity Rover at Woodland Bay
This image of the Curiosity rover was acquired in May 2019, when the rover was examining a location called Woodland Bay.

Boundary Condition Controls on the High-Sand-Flux Regions of Mars
It is often unclear where and why sediment is mobile on today’s Mars. A new paper takes a deeper look.

Beautiful Mars, Beautiful Book
It’s the most beautiful book of Mars ever: “Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet” is a unique look at the Red Planet by the most powerful camera sent to another world. Order your copy today!