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Guest Page Fast links to Items:  Richard – Holger – Timothy – Ron – Ruggero Fast links to Bios:  Holger – Ron – Keith – Andrew – Timothy – Ruggero –    What is the REAL color of Mars …? A lot of us have been asking that simple question, since that early morning in July, 1976, as the first COLOR image of Mars was coming in from Viking — and Carl Sagan, one of the Viking Imaging Team members, watching with us., exclaimed: “Why, it looks like Arizona … blue skies and all!; any moment, you expect Yosemite Sam to come wandering in on a burro, stage left ….” That was the LAST time humans on Earth saw LIVE “blue skies” on Mars … until … the landing of the Perseverance rover, February 18th, 2021. Almost half a century ago …. Nine days AFTER Percy’s landing — and after […]