Mars

By Sean N.

 Imagine for a second we are in the year 2112 and civilian planetary space travel is an everyday event. Take a look at what a travel brochure might look like for your favorite planet.


| Mercury | Venus | Mars | Jupiter | Saturn | Uranus |

| Neptune | Pluto | Back Home |


 COME SEE MARS AND EVERYTHING SHE HAS TO OFFER

There are so many different, exciting things to see on Mars. It has the largest volcano in the known galaxy, Olympus Mons, which is about the size of Texas! There are the legendary Martian channels that were thought to have been irrigation ditches dug out by Martians. Another interesting feature on Mars is its vast polar caps. Itís also known for having tremendous dust storms, which can be extremely exciting to watch. Mars also has thousands of impact craters to explore.

 

 COOL THINGS TO DO ON MARS!!

On the exciting planet of Mars, there are plenty of different activities you can do by yourself or with your family that will keep you busy all day long. You can start off your day with an excellent in-depth scavenger hunt through the Martian channels. After that, at around lunchtime, you and the family can have a delicious picnic while watching Marsí beautiful seasonal color variations. Then, for some real excitement, you can bungee jump into Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the Galaxy. Next, you can bring the whole family to one of Marsí impact craters where you can enjoy some fabulous cuisine at one of many delicious "crater cafťís". Finally, you can end your eventful day with a fun and relaxing ice skating session on Marsí polar caps.

 PRECAUTIONS TO TAKE WHILE ON MARS

††††††††††† The only dangerous factor on our planet, are the strong winds that could whisk you or a loved one far, far away. However, we have taken necessary precautions by giving all our guests special clothing that will weigh your bodies down, keeping you on the surface while still feeling light as you are.

 QUICK FACTS ABOUT OUR PLANET

††††††††††† Mars is nearly 55 million km from the earth, the closest planet to it in the galaxy. One day on Mars is approximately 24.5 Earth hours and it takes Mars about 687 Earth Days to fully rotate around the sun. Itís half the size of the Earth, although it does have two moons. Its atmosphere is extremely thin, mostly composed of CO2, nitrogen and Argon. The surface is heavily oxidized, giving it a rust-like ground.