Lake Salda has long attracted visitors. But last year, it caught the attention of NASA researchers who think it could help identify..
Fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System, being larger than only Mercury. In English, Mars carries the name of the Roman god of war and is often referred to as the "Red Planet". The latter refers to the effect of the iron oxide prevalent on Mars's surface, which gives it a reddish appearance distinctive among the astronomical bodies visible to the naked eye. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, with surface features reminiscent of the impact craters of the Moon and the valleys, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth.
Mars media coverage
Anna Kendrick leads the cast of the space travel drama about a Mars mission with an unexpected extra crew member. Rick Damigella..
NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the thin air, achieving the first powered, controlled..