NASA's Mars rover Curiosity cut a wheel scuff mark into a wind-formed ripple at the "Rocknest" site to give researchers a better opportunity to examine the particle-size distribution of the material forming the ripple.
New NASA images show stunning hills, plateaus and rock faces on Mars
Nasa's Mars Rover Opportunity captured a spectacular view of the Endeavour crater and sent the image back to Earth. Endeavour is the largest impact crater the rover has explored in its eight-year mission.
Layers at the Base of Mount Sharp. A chapter of the layered geological history of Mars is laid bare in this postcard from NASA's Curiosity rover. The image shows the base of Mount Sharp, the rover's eventual science destination.
This sweeping view by ESA’s Mars Express extends from the planet’s south polar ice cap and across its cratered highlands to the Hellas Basin (top left) and beyond. - Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA IGO
This look back at a dune that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover drove across was taken by the rover's Mast Camera (Mastcam) during the Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Feb. [Read the full story here.