Mars Polar Lander Landing Site
April 4, 2003
This image shows polar layered material at 73 S, 225 W, not far from the Deep Space 2 touchdown sites. The deposits were presumably formed by layers of dust transported by the atmosphere and deposited over thousands or millions of years.
Topics: Environment, Disaster Accident, Mars, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Mare Australe quadrangle, Mare Boreum quadrangle, Mars Polar Lander, Lander, Mars landing, Mars Exploration Rover