Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Celebrating Ten Years of Mars Express

The journey of Mars Express, from drawing board through launch, to its key science highlights during ten years of operations.

With its suite of seven instruments, Mars Express has studied the subsurface of the Red Planet to the upper atmosphere and beyond to the two tiny moons Phobos and Deimos, providing an in depth analysis of the planet's history and returning stunning 3D images.

Video credit: ESA; text credit: ESA

Note: For more information, see Ten Years at Mars: New Global Views Plot the Red Planet’s History; also, Mars Express: Ten Years in Orbit.

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