Category: mars

Bruce Pennington cover art for A Princess of M…

Bruce Pennington cover art for A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1969.

Bruce Pennington cover art for A Princess of M…

Bruce Pennington cover art for A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1969.

A lava flow on Mars, painted by planetary scie…

A lava flow on Mars, painted by planetary scientist William K. Hartmann, 1982.

Volcanoes on Mars, including Ceraunius Tholus …

Volcanoes on Mars, including Ceraunius Tholus and Uranius Tholus. Synthetic color picture recorded in March 2002 by the Mars Global Surveyor space probe. 

(NASA)

40 years ago today: A thin layer of seasonal w…

40 years ago today: A thin layer of seasonal water ice on Mars, photographed by the Viking 2 lander on June 7, 1979. (NASA)

The first humans land on Mars, illustrated by …

The first humans land on Mars, illustrated by Ron Miller.

Michael Whelan art for The Martian Chronicles …

Michael Whelan art for The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury, 1990.

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

Mars, observed on September 3, 1877, illustrat…

Mars, observed on September 3, 1877, illustrated by astronomer Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, courtesy of the New York Public Library.