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Mars renderings 2004

Isidis Planitia Beagle2 landing site 1

With Du Martheray Crater and Lybia Montes.
Chryse South

Ancient watery view of the Chryse south region, outflows of the Ares Valles and Valles Marineris.
Isidis Planitia Beagle2 landing site 2
 
Today's low angle view from the flightpath to the landing site.
Mars during an ice age..

Made for National Geographic Magazine.
Isidis Planitia Beagle2 landing site 3

Ancient view. A visualization of 3,5 billion years ago. Low angle view from the flightpath to the landingssite. 
Maraldi Crater on an icy Mars..

Made for the cover of National Geographic Magazine January 2004 issue.
 
Isidis Planitia Beagle2 landing site 4

Overhead ancient view of the Beagle2 landing site. A visualization of 3,5 billion years ago.
Cover NGM January 2004

This a visualization I made for the cover of National Geographic January 2004 "Is there life on icy Mars?" Dutch cover.. 
 
 
Gusev Crater Spirit landings site

The landing site of the Spirit Rover in the Gusev crater. MOLA data and Themis images combined.

Holden Crater

I made for the article in National Geographic January 2004 "Is there life on icy Mars?"

Gusev Crater ancient view

Landing site of the Spirit MER2003 rover. With the volcano Apollinaris Patera.

Olympus Mons

Olympus Mons at sunrise with no water, but with snow and ice on its flanks. The other three Tharsis volcanoes in the backround.

Gusev Crater ancient view
 
Landing site of the Spirit MER2003 rover. Detail of the Gusev Crater.

Olympus Mons

With high water level (1900 meters in the northern plaines) with snow and ice on its flanks and some traces of recent eruptions.

Gusev Crater today

Landing site of the Spirit MER2003 rover. A today's view.

Happy Face crater :)

A 'remake' of a famous NASA photo of this crater that seems to smile when the sun is low at sunset. The crater lays on the eastern ridge of the large Agyre Crater. Made for the German magazine GEO.

Gusev Crater ancient view 

Landing site of the Spirit MER2003 rover. A ancient icy view.

Tharsis Tholus

A today's view north east to south west of one of the smaller volcanoes on the Tharsis bulge. At right the larger volcano Ascraeus Mons.
 

Gusev Crater ancient view

Landing site of the Spirit MER2003 rover. A ancient view after a duststorm.

Deuteronilus Mensae

Ancient view of this heavely cratered old land on the edge of the Vastitas Borealis.
Mangala Valles

Today's view of this valley southwest of the Olympus Mons.
Ophir, Candor and Melas Chasma

Ancient view of the Ophir, Candor and Melas Chasma in the Valles Marineris.
Mangala Valles
 
Ancient watery view of the Mangala Valles, southwest of the Olympus Mons.
Ophir, Candor, Melas and Coprates Chasma

Todays view of the Ophir, Candor, Melas Chasma and Coprates Chasma in the Valles Marineris.
Mangala Valles

Ancient watery view of the Mangala Valles, southwest of the Olympus Mons. North to south.

Hellas Planitia

The Planitia is 1600 km across, 8180 meters deep.

In the north the eroded volcano Hadriaca Patera lays on the rim of the bassin, and from north to south the large valleys Dao, Niger and Harmakhis Vallis were once shaped by water coming from the Hesperia Planum.. 

Marte Vallis
 
Today's view of the Marte Vallis, between the Orcus and Pettit Crater.

Chryse Planitia

From left to right:
The Ares Vallis, the Tiu and Simud Vallis and the Xanthe Terra with the Shalbatana Vallis.

The large crater between the Ares and Tiu Vallis is the Carl Sagan Crater.

Marte Vallis ancient view

Ancient view of the Marte Vallis, between the Orcus and Pettit Crater.

Gorgonum Crater

Some ice and frozen CO2 is covering the landscape.

In the middle the Gorgonum Chaos. The small canyon which appear from the left to the right is the Sirenum Fossae.

Marte Vallis ancient view, detail

Ancient overhead view of the Marte Vallis, between the Orcus and Pettit Crater.

Aram Chaos

An ancient 'icy' overhead view of the Aram Chaos Crater (right), with the outflow to the Ares Vallis  at the right. At the left of the large crater the Tiu and Simud Vallis, the outflow canals of the Valles Marineris with the so called 'chaotic terrains'.

   

Aram Chaos

An oblique ancient 'icy'  view of the Aram Chaos Crater with in front the Ares Vallis.

Behind the Aram Chaos the Tiu Vallis and top left the Aureum Chaos, the outflow canals of the Valles Marineris.  At left a chaotic terrain, the Iani Chaos.

Mars terraformed.. Kasei Valles

The Kasei Valles and the Chryse Planitia. Outlet of Valles Marineris at the bottom. With nebulae and starry backround.
Mars terraformed.. Valles Marineris

A view in a possible future of Mars: terraformed and with a protecting atmosphere.

Mars terraformed.. Chryse Planitia

View on the Chryse Planitia. At the bottom the outlet of the Valles Marineris. At the left the Kasei Valles. 
 

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