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Mars Pathfinder home page - Everything you ever wanted to know
about the mission but were afraid to ask, including picture of the
launch and regular updates on the status of the mission. Sponsored by
the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Landing Site - A clickable, zoomable maps from NASA for close-up
views of probable landing sites for the Pathfinder probe.
- Mars Global
Surveyor - Project home page for the "other" mission to
Martian Chronicle - a quarterly (sort of) newsletter on Mars
exploration from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Latest issue: April,
- Current NASA press information
Data System Mars Explorer for the Armchair Astronaut - Based on
photos from the Viking mission to Mars, this site generates a map of any
area of the planet. It won't help you to plan a road trip to Mars but
may amuse you for a while. Requires no special software.
From Mars - NASA's site for students tracking the Pathfinder. NASA
promises delivery of first pictures from Mars after landing and live
video from Mars in November.
International Mars Program - Information on the International
Mission to Mars, to establish a permanent human presence on Mars by
2013. They're serious!
The search for life:
from The Nine Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System - A
lively fact sheet on Mars by software engineer and amateur astronomer
Bill Arnett. Highlights include The Mars Mission Launch Sequence -- a
detailed list of Mars missions part and future from 1960-2005
- Mars Today -
Check here for a simulated picture of how Mars looks at this time of
year and its relation to Earth. Among the highlights, a QuickTime movie
of Mars meteorological patterns over the course of a year.
Whole Mars Catalogue - Daily news about Mars from a broad range of
- Percival Lowell's 1895 treatise in which he advanced his theory that
Mars was criss-crossed by enormous canals. The theory was later
discounted but much of what he observed about Mars 100 years ago still
NSSDC Photo Gallery - close-up and distant pictures of Mars from
NASA's National Space Science Data Center
- The Mars Page
- from International Systems Research, a rich archive of Mars related
photos, video clips and audio files including the "Mars"
composition from Gustav Holst's "The Planets."
Face on Mars - a scientific analysis and discussion of the 1976
image taken by the Viking Orbiter that has a striking resemblance to a
human face. Some argue the structure was artificially shaped.
Mars on Earth:
- Mars Meteorite
Home Page - Photos and information on the 12 known Mars
meteorites, including ALH84001, the rock that launched a couple of
- Pulp writer and Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs also chronicled
the adventures of Earth's John Carter, the Warlord of the Red Planet.
More than 20 of Burroughs' books including "A Princess of Mars,"
"The Gods of Mars," "Warlord of Mars," and "Thuvia,
Maid of Mars" are available online at
of the Worlds - H.G. Wells classic alien invasion tale later
broadcast as a radio play which many mistook for a news bulletin.
- Mars Attacks! - In case
you missed the movie, check in here. Beware the push audio for those
sneak surfing at work.
the Martian Home Page - A collection of sounds and images starring
the spunky animated space traveler.
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