Photo of the Day: The Martian
A location on Mars associated with the best-selling novel and Hollywood movie, “The Martian” is seen in an image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter taken May 17, 2015.
This area is in the Acidalia Planitia region and in the novel and the movie, it is the landing site of a crewed mission named Ares 3. (Photo by Reuters/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona)