The Mars Global Surveyor team's first image of the Cydonia region of Mars (the area containing the "Face on Mars").
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Courtesy of NASA
News story originally written on April 8, 1998
In 1976, the Viking spacecraft took a picture of Mars. Many people thought it looked like a face.
The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) just took another picture of that area this week. It turns out that the 'Face' on Mars is probably just a hill. Compare the Viking and Surveyor photos...what do you think the 'Face' is?.
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