Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Comic Featured "The Face on Mars'" 17 Years Before Mars Probe's Famous Photo

A 1959 comic featured "The Face on Mars" seventeen years before the Mars probe's famous photo.
Here's your daily dose of weird: Almost four decades ago a strange photograph was taken of Mars by the Viking 1 space probe, which appeared to show a massive humanoid-looking face carved into the Red Planet's landscape, staring back at the orbiter's lens. The so-called 'Face on Mars' would go on to become a fixture in theories about extraterrestrial alien life, though later more high-resolution photographs of the region had NASA dashing thoughts of it being an artificial creation. Read more

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