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Olympus Mons up close

Images of Olympus Mons from Mars Express
Jeremy McGovernRobert Burnham relates the incredible success of NASA's Mars rover Opportunity in the May issue of Astronomy. While the British-led Beagle 2 appears to be lost, the European Space Agency's Mars Express is still orbiting the Red Planet and has produced amazing imagery. Shown here are some images of the complex caldera on Olympus Mons that were taken by the orbiter.The summit of Olympus MonsMars Express returned this view of the complex caldera at the summit of Olympus Mons on Mars....

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