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Probes to Mars

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The fourth planet, Mars, is the most Earth-like planet in terms of temperature and length of day. It even has a similar tilt on its axis which gives it seasons, a very noticeable summer and winter. When mankind begins to colonize other planets, Mars will be first.


 

Martian Images

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Viking 1 panorama of the Martian surface.
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Viking 2 panorama of the Martian surface.
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The largest known volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons.
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Global Map of Mars (Mollweide
Projection).

 


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