NASA has published a photo of the snow dunes on Mars

Aerospace Agency of the USA published the snow dunes on Mars. The photo was taken by the spacecraft Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, mounted on the probe MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter), 21 may, but NASA released it on August 24.

Unlike earth, Mars ‘ polar ice is a carbon dioxide known as dry ice.

During the Martian spring, the ice on the surface of the dunes crack, and the gas brings forth the dark sand, creating patterns on the hills.

On the surface between the dunes of the ice is maintained even in the spring and for a small protected ranges.

Photo: nasa.gov



NASA has published a photo of the snow dunes on Mars 28.08.2017

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