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Animation of the outflow channel Mawrth Vallis

A candidate landing site for ESA’s ExoMars 2020 mission is the billion years old landscape in Mawrth Vallis.

Video: "Flight over Mawrth Vallis" from 2016 [2:36 min]
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO)


Mawrth Vallis is situated at the boundary of the southern highlands to the northern lowlands on Mars and has a length of 600 km and a depth of up to 2 km.

Link to press release: Flight over Mawrth Vallis (Dec 08, 2016) 
(with option to download the full resolution video)