The HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this look at the spectacular patterns created by wind-blown material on the south polar ice cap of Mars. The area shown is about a kilometer across.
NASA& Curiosity rover has sent back its sharpest image of the mountain it will climb on Mars. The mountain, known as Mount Sharp or Aeolis Mons, towers right in front of the rover in the middle of Gale Crater,
Curiosity Mars Rover Selfie at Namib Dune This self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at 'Namib Dune,' where the rover's activities included scuffing into the dune with a wheel and scooping samples of sand for laboratory analysis.