All Moon and material experts have no doubt about it: the flags are now completely white. If you leave a flag on Earth for 43 years, it would be almost completely faded. On the Moon, with no atmospheric protection whatsoever, that process happens a lot faster. The stars and stripes disappeared from our Moon flags quite some time ago.
Scientists at Nasa admitted they thought satellite readings were a mistake after images showed 97% surface melt over four days
Mars, the northern slope of Greeley Haven, as seen by the Mars Opportunity rover.