Wish you were here: Imaging Mars BBC

The spectacular images of Mars being sent back by European and US spacecraft give us a thrilling insight into what it must be like to travel to the Red Planet. While the camera aboard Europe’s Mars Express orbiter has captured the breathtaking scale of the planet’s mesas, channels and calderas, those on the US space agency’s (Nasa) rovers have caught the exhilarating strangeness of the Martian surface.