Tag Archives: Oxia Palus

HiRISE: Candidate ExoMars landing site in Oxia Palus

Candidate ExoMars landing site in Oxia Palus region. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Catastrophically cratered

Catastrophically cratered.  Candidate future landing site in the Oxia Palus region. Beautiful Mars series.

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Mars Orbiter Mission: Taytay Crater

Taytay Crater is an impact crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars, located at 0 .37° N and 19.65° W. It is 18.4 km in diameter and was named after Taytay Philippines. Mars colour camera has taken this image … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Possible landing site for ExoMars rover

One of the important roles of HiRISE is to take high resolution images of potential landing sites for future landing missions. This image is of an area called Aram Dorsum (also known by its old name, Oxia Palus) that has … Continue reading

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ExoMars 2018: Four landing site candidates

Some 60 scientists and engineers came together 26–28 March for the first ExoMars 2018 Landing Site Selection Workshop, held at ESA’s European Space Astronomy Centre near Madrid… The workshop attendees favoured four candidate sites – all of which are located … Continue reading

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