Mars is the 4th planet from the Sun. Mars is named after the Roman god of war, and is often described as the “Red Planet” due to its reddish appearance. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere that is composed primarily of carbon dioxide. | Image Credit: David Himes, NOAA/GSD
Perspective view of rim of Crater Huygens, looking north Mars Express, ESA
7 reasons the Red Planet is inhospitable to humans
Photos of the surface of Mars from the rover Opportunity
Ziggy jammed good with Weird And Gilly. Now it's our turn to jam good--in saving the galaxy. Our motto is, "we're immune to your consultations!" down at the Mars University. We hope you enjoy life on mars!