Olympus Mons (artist's impression)

Flying over Olympus Mons on Mars, the largest of the volcanoes in the Tharsis region, as well as all known volcanoes in the solar system. Olympus Mons is a shield volcano 624 km in diameter, 25 km high. At the end of the movie the three buildings represent hypothetical future Martian observatories.


ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:16 January 2012, 11:14
Duration:24 s

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