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Atmospheric Water Vapor

Current Phase of Mars

Wind Currents &

Current Position of
Mars and Earth

Mars and Earth
from the Ecliptic

Current Size of Mars
Compared to Earth

This data is provided by the Mars Atmospheric Modelling Group at NASA's Ames Research Center. See their Mars Today page for detailed explainations of this data, as well as the full-size poster published daily.

Dust Detection by MGS Thermal Emission Specrometer

Courtesy: NASA/Arizona State University

Click above to access dust abundance reports on a daily basis, as well as an archive going back to April 1999. Data is acquired by the Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES), one of five instruments on the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft.

Forecast and Weekly Weather Updates
for the Mars Exploration Rover Landing Sites

Courtesy: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Click above to visit the website of Malin Space Science Systems to access their weekly forecasts of dust activity and overhead images provided by Mars Global Surveyor's Mars Orbiter Camera.