Approximately true-colour in situ images from the Mars Pathfinder and Mars
Exploration Rover missions indicate that ...
Aug 8, 2012 ... We know that iron oxide makes Mars appear red, but we don't know exactly how
so much of the compound got there.
Jun 22, 2012 ... The red colour we see in images of Mars is the result of iron rusting. Rocks and
soil on the surface of Mars contained a dust composed mostly of ...
Mars probably got the nickname, The Red Planet, due to the rusty color of its soil,
which is comprised of iron-rich minerals. The Egyptians called it the red one ...
May 11, 2015 ... The planet's rusted iron dust was most likely caused by liquid water, says Roger
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When you look up in the sky, you can recognize Mars by its red color. Yet, when
you see photos of Mars taken on Mars, many colors are present. What makes ...
May 6, 2004 ... Why is Mars so much rustier than the Earth? The red planet has more than twice
as much iron oxide in its outer layers as our own, yet most ...
Why is Mars red? Like the above surface picture shows, its red color has to do
with the color of its soil. It's surface is very rich in iron oxides which have this hue.
The surface of Mars has an orange-reddish color because its soil has iron oxide
or rust particles in it. The sky on Mars often appears pink or light orange ...