Mars is a very special place. The planet is home to the tallest mountain in the solar system. It has already been visited by a number of Mars Rovers in successful (and unsuccessful) robotic missions. Before the first spacecraft arrived at Mars in 1965, nobody had ever seen Mars up close. NASA recently published these glorious photos of Mars, some of them are breathtaking:
You’re looking good, Mars. (Hopefully you keep all of your alien life forms to yourself.) Share these pictures on Facebook by clicking below.