NASA Releases Mars Evolution Animation

Posted on November 16, 2013

NASA created this animation showing the evolution of Mars over billions of years. The video starts with Mars as it may have looked 4 billion years ago. The video begins with the flyover of an ancient Martian lake. As time passes Mars shifts from a warm and wet climate to a cold and dry climate. The lake dries up and we see the dusty pink and tan landscape seen on Mars today through images from rovers and orbiters. Take a look:

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