Bill Dunford • Jan 20, 2014
New Views of Martian Weather
We have some new images from the Mars Express orbiter, added to the collection just last week. As always, they're beautiful. This time, I noticed something of a pattern in the latest shots: lots of weather. Mars may or may not have ever been a home to living creatures, but it's not a dead world. Here are some pictures as proof.
Mars experiences many kinds of weather, but these views of drifting or hovering clouds just feel so Earth-like.
That said, it's a very thin and cold wind that blows on Mars.
But the fact that we can observe the weather day in and day out, not just on one world, but several—there's a sign we're living in an amazing future.
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