Tag Archives: landing sites

HiRISE: Horse playing the flute

Horse playing the flute. Maybe you can see a horse playing a flute here, but really this is a portion of the floor of Eberswalde Crater, at one time candidate landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory.  The light-toned bedrock … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Inverted channel in Eberswalde Crater

An inverted channel in Eberswalde Crater. Eberswalde Crater was once a final candidate landing site for the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity. Although the primary scientific interest in Eberswalde is its well-preserved delta, this sinuous river channel to the southeast, … Continue reading

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HiRISE: X kinda-sorta marks the spot

X kinda-sorta marks the spot. This is a candidate Red Dragon landing site in southern Arcadia Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Mars 2020 candidate landing site in northeast Syrtis Major

A candidate 2020 mission landing site in the northeast region of Syrtis Major. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate ExoMars landing site in Mawrth Vallis

Candidate ExoMars landing site in Mawrth Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate Red Dragon landing site

Candidate Red Dragon landing site in Arcadia Planitia. There are indications of shallowly buried remnant ice in this area. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate landing site for 2020 mission

Candidate landing site for 2020 mission in northeast Syrtis Major region. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Mars 2020 candidate landing site in NE Syrtis Major

A candidate landing site for 2020 mission in the northeast Syrtis Major region. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate ExoMars landing site near Aram Dorsum

Candidate ExoMars landing site near Aram Dorsum. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Candidate human exploration zone in Aram Chaos

Candidate human exploration zone in Aram Chaos. Beautiful Mars series.

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