NASA says a combo of wind and sand were responsible for forming these V-shaped drifts on Mars. Sure. OR: The crew of the USS Enterprise felt like stamping the Starfleet insignia all over the planet.

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The dune field was spotted by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in a large crater near Mawrth Vallis. Here's another pic:

And wow, this just in—they actually managed to nab a shot of Kirk and Sulu surveying their handiwork!

Those dudes are such jokers. [NASA]