"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image the "first jaw-dropping picture of Earth from outer space." It was taken on this day in 1968 by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.
Some dark, rust-colored dunes in Russell Crater.
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A North Pole dune field nicknamed "Kolhar," after Frank Herbert's fictional…
Mars definitely deserves its Red Planet nickname. But scientists use such a range of photographing techniques that the planet can end up a rainbow of colors.
A Mars dune field that's speckled with oval-shaped mineral deposits.