1. sciencefictiongallery:

    Ralph McQuarrie, 1978.

  2. sciencefictiongallery:

    John Schoenherr - Space Viking, 1962.

  3. ageofdestruction:

    claudette: Surface of Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 10 April 2008.

    On the Vastitas Borealis. Believe this image runs about 660 km from 79°N 55°E to 68°N 62°E.

    Composite of 3 visible light images for colour and one monochrome for detail. Colour balance is not naturalistic.

    Image credit: ESA. Composite: AgeOfDestruction.

    (via the-actual-universe)

  4. breelandwalker:






    (Source: megtroid, via norsevikingqueen)

  5. beautifulmars:

    Possible Clay-Rich Terrain in Southern Eberswalde Crater

    (Source: uahirise.org)


  8. Now You Can Name a Planet!

    Now You Can Name a Planet!

    Artist’s_view_of_an_exoplanet_inspired_by_the_discovery_of_Gliese_876_d(Artist impression of Gliese 876 d Image Credit: Wikicommons)

    The International Astronomical Union (IAU), which is the organization responsible for naming anything worth naming in space, including planets, dwarf planets, moons, etc., announced yesterday that starting next year, it will allow the public to vote on proposed names for exoplanets. That is, planets that exist beyond our own solar…

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  9. wefuckinglovescience:

    New hypothesis for Mercury’s unusual formation.

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  10. beautifulmars:

    Frost, Gullies and Light

    (Source: uahirise.org)