Approximately true-color 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.
Oct 21, 2013 ... Another name for Mars is the Red Planet, and if you've ever seen it in the sky
when the planet is bright and close to Earth, it appears like a ...
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 ...
Aug 8, 2012 ... By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 08/08/2012 02:02 PM EDT on Lifes Little
Mysteries Expect to see a lot of red-orange landscapes over the ...
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Jan 12, 2004 ... Spirit, NASA's scrappy exploration robot, has been snapping some breathtaking
photos of Mars. More portraits of red-tinged landscapes should ...
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 ...
May 11, 2015 ... The planet's rusted iron dust was most likely caused by liquid water, says Roger
Jan 29, 2009 ... Hello, I was wondering why is Mars red? Mars is red because there is a lot of Iron
Oxide in the soil. If you are interested in details on what Iron ...