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Latest Medusa Fossae Stories

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2009-03-06 10:50:00

ESA’s Mars Express orbiter imaged the snow-laden region of Rupes Tenuis on the martian north pole on July 29, 2008.

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2008-11-28 09:10:00

The High Resolution Stereo Camera on board ESA’s Mars Express imaged the Eumenides Dorsum mountains on the Red Planet.

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2007-11-01 14:05:00

The radar system on the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter has uncovered new details about some of the most mysterious deposits on Mars: the Medusae Fossae Formation.

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2005-03-29 07:15:00

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, show part of the Medusa Fossae formation and adjacent areas at the highland-lowland boundary on Mars.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.