Mars has fired the curiosity and imagination of mankind for thousands
of years. From the times of the Greek god of war, Ares, to our current
spaceage Mars has continued to fascinate.
In the late 1800s, the "discovery" of "canals" on
Mars captured the attention of thousands and launched a search for intelligent
life on Mars. One hundred years later, after the canals have been widely
dismissed, a mysterious "face" and strange pyramid shapes spark
For the last thirty years unmanned spacecraft have been sent to explore
this unique planet. Though no life, intelligent or otherwise, has been
found some scientists speculate that primitive life may at one time have
existed. Future excursions, possibly manned, are planned for the future.
Come and probe the Martian surface with us. Let's see
what we can find.