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Mars: The Red Planet Revealed

Mars: What does it sound like on Mars?

Mars: Any Water There?

Mars: Mars and Earth, How Do They Compare?

Mars: The Moons of Mars

Mars: Exploring Mars

  • The Red Planet Revealed
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  • What does it sound like on Mars?
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  • Any Water There?
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  • Mars and Earth, How Do They Compare?
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  • The Moons of Mars
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  • Exploring Mars
Mars ['märz]
The planet fourth in order from the Sun.

Mars is more like Earth than any other planet in the solar system. Known as the Red Planet, Mars has fascinated humans with its red soil, ancient rivers and hints of ancient life.

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