An Astronomy Now Guide
The planet Mars has intrigued the inhabitants of Earth for thousands of years.
With the dawn of the space age mankind got its first close-up views of the Red Planet and in recent years a fleet of robotic orbiters and landers have revealed this alien world in unprecedented detail.
Despite our new insight into Mars, major questions still remain unanswered.
This special publication contains the very best images taken by space probes orbiting the planet and exploring its surface. See the Red Planet like never before.
• 98 glossy pages!
• Dozens of stunning color images.
• Includes the best images from the Mars Exploration Rovers' first four months.
• Published in 2004.