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First Martian map symbol announced for Mars map

A huge thank you to all of you who entered The Times competition to design a landing symbol for our Mars map. Paul Marsh won the competition and his design will feature on all future Mars maps we make.

The Times received hundreds of entries, with primary school children, designers, and even Olympic gold-medal winning athletes vying for the top prize. Paul’s design combined the astronomical symbol for Mars with the footprint of a landing craft, can be seen below and on our online map.

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