A 900-Mile-High Smoke Plume Has Been Spotted On Mars – And It’s A Total Mystery To Scientists

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Image: ESA & Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research / via ESA
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In the summer of 2003 the European Space Agency (ESA) launched a spacecraft devoted to observing Mars. And in the years that have followed, the mission has not only captured some incredible images of the Red Planet, but it has also made some vital discoveries. After seeing pictures taken in September 2018 from the craft, however, scientists may have initially been left baffled.

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