Pit-chains in Tharsis.
Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).
The latest images released from ESA’s Mars Express reveal a series of ‘pit-chains’ on the flanks of one of the largest volcanoes in the Solar System. Depending on their origin, they might be tempting targets in the search for microbial life on the Red Planet. (read more)