This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Terraformed Mars, artwork

Terraformed Mars, artwork

R350/0429

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Terraformed Mars, computer artwork. Terraforming is the process of making another planet Earth-like. On Mars this would involve raising the temperature so that water remains liquid. This could be achieved through an atmospheric greenhouse effect produced by using orbiting space mirrors to melt carbon dioxide ice at the poles. The thicker atmosphere would trap heat and water could be released from underground deposits of ice. The planet could then be oxygenated by plants. For this scene before terraformation, see images R350/0427 and R350/0428.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}