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Tartan Details - Mars Exploration

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Mars Exploration" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 11658
Designer: Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts
Tartan date: 25/08/2016
Registration date: 16 November 2016
Category: Other
Restrictions: Yes.
To be woven only through Geoffrey (Tailor) Highland Crafts.


Registration notes: Designed on behalf of Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology, Edinburgh University, this tartan is intended to be worn during Mars science, exploration and outreach activities. Colours: the red background depicts the surface of Mars, the Red Planet; blue depicts the water-rich past of Mars and the presence of water, mainly as ice, on the planet today; the four green lines represent Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun, the presence of habitable conditions on the planet and the possible future presence of life in the form of human settlement; the thick white line represents the Martian poles, visible from the Earth, a conspicuous and important feature of the planet and its long-term climatic cycles.
Tartan image: Mars Exploration. Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

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