Category: mars

The surface of Mars, illustrated by Chesley Bo…

The surface of Mars, illustrated by Chesley Bonestell in The Conquest of Space by Willy Ley, 1949.

Planet Mars, imaged by  MarCO-B, one of the ex…

Planet Mars, imaged by  MarCO-B, one of the experimental Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats, from distance of about 4,700 miles (6,000 kilometers) during its flyby of the Red Planet on Nov. 26, 2018. (NASA)

Humanity expands its reach to the surface of M…

Humanity expands its reach to the surface of Mars, imagined by Chesley Bonestell in The Exploration of Mars, 1956.

Peter O’Toole makes a cameo in Johnny Bruck&rs…

Peter O’Toole makes a cameo in Johnny Bruck’s cover art for The Red Planet by Robert A. Heinlein, German edition, 1966.

The moon view in space art by Ron Miller.

The moon view in space art by Ron Miller.

November 19, 2013: An impressive impact crater…

November 19, 2013: An impressive impact crater on Mars, observed by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. (NASA)

Alex Schomburg cover art for The Caves of Mars…

Alex Schomburg cover art for The Caves of Mars by Emil Petaja, 1965.

February 16, 2012 – A dust devil stalks the Am…

February 16, 2012 – A dust devil stalks the Amazonis Planitia region of Mars, observed by the the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

(HiRISE/NASA/University of Arizona)

Carl Sagan takes us on a journey to Martian vo…

Carl Sagan takes us on a journey to Martian volcano Olympus Mons. Scene from The Search Begins, a 1974 NASA film directed by Lester Novros, who worked on 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The first mission to Mars, illustrated by Robe…

The first mission to Mars, illustrated by Robert McCall, 1970.