New data showed on pictures that made Mars reconnaissance satellite NASA launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral August 12, 2005. In the photos, apparently, you can see the ancient delta of the river, a tributary of the vast ocean that covered a third of the surface of the Red Planet. According to a study co-author Mike Lamb, Assistant Professor of Geology at Caltech in Pasadena, the assumption is that in the northern lowlands of Mars are dried-up ocean bottom, put forward long ago, but still have not found any real evidence. Continue reading “The Martian surface Ocean”
River on Mars explore the “Mars Express“, the name of which Reull Vallis. Research probe “Mars Express”, a European Space Agency (ESA), at the end of last year, took a picture of Mars region called Reull Vallis with its high-resolution stereo camera. The photos show the mouth of a dry river. Scientists suggest that in the past there was a river of liquid water, which had a fairly strong current.Under different conditions, such a trace could not be formed.
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