Amazing Mars: Wind Plays Starring Role in 11,664 New Mars Images

The barren and windswept landscape of Mars comes into clearer focus with NASA’s release of thousands of new photos from the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft. The pictures show tornado-like “dust devils” marching across the Red Planet, storms brewing and changing with the seasons, and strangely shaped dunes that result from sand blowing monotonously in the wind.