This view toward the south is a mosaic of images taken by Opportunity’s Pancam on Dec. 25, 2013. The rover team plans to use Opportunity during 2014 to investigate rock layers exposed on the slope upward toward the McClure-Beverlin Escarpment.
This image captured by NASA’s 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of the huge dune field located at the north polar cap. As spring continues to deepen, the dunes are becoming darker and darker as they lose their winter frost cover.
Although the crack-like features seen here on Dione’s surface appear wispy and faded, they are in reality a series of geologically fresh fractures as seen in this images captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
Antarctica from space. The image is credited to NASA but doesn’t say which spacecraft took this or when it was taken. I figured the image was too cool not to share, even if I’m not totally sure where it came from.
The gold line on this image shows NASA’s Opportunity’s route from the landing site, in upper left, to the area it is investigating on the western rim of Endeavour Crater as of the rover’s 10th anniversary on Mars, in Earth years.