Olympus Mons (artist's impression)

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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.

Credit:

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

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

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