Mars


NASA’s InSight Lander Records Actual Sounds of Wind on Mars

NASA’s InSight Lander Records Actual Sounds of Wind on Mars

InSight is the first mission dedicated to studying Red Planet's deep interior....

21 hours ago, 10:22pm CST

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots a Shiny Object on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots a Shiny Object on Mars

Dubbed "Little Colonsay," the object is believed to be a meteorite....

Dec 2 2018, 1:23am CST

NASA’s InSight Lander Takes First Images after Touching Down at Mars

NASA’s InSight Lander Takes First Images after Touching Down at Mars

The new mission arrived at Mars on Monday and appears to be in good shape....

Nov 30 2018, 6:09am CST

Scientists Create Sound of Sunrise on Mars

Scientists Create Sound of Sunrise on Mars

The piece of music is based on the data from NASA's Opportunity rover....

Nov 11 2018, 3:02pm CST

Mars InSight Mission’s Landing Site is as Flat as a Stadium Parking Lot

Mars InSight Mission’s Landing Site is as Flat as a Stadium Parking Lot

Once InSight makes it to Mars, the mission will study the deep interior of the planet....

Nov 8 2018, 2:53pm CST

Ancient Mars Contained Plenty of Lakes, Study Finds

Ancient Mars Contained Plenty of Lakes, Study Finds

Hellas impact basin on Mars may have been hosted water that originated from different sources....

Nov 3 2018, 1:35pm CDT

Mysterious Elongated Cloud Spotted Near Mars Equator

Mysterious Elongated Cloud Spotted Near Mars Equator

Researchers suggest that the cloud formation is not caused by volcanic activity....

Nov 1 2018, 7:34am CDT

Mars Contains Enough Oxygenated Water for Alien Life

Mars Contains Enough Oxygenated Water for Alien Life

Are there Any Chances of Life Forms being Present on Martian Soil?...

Oct 25 2018, 2:02pm CDT

NASA CubeSat Captures First Image of Mars

NASA CubeSat Captures First Image of Mars

MarCo aims to relay back data about InSight lander as it enters the Mar's atmosphere and descends to the planet's sur...

Oct 25 2018, 1:06pm CDT

Mars Curiosity Rover Activates Backup Brain After Technical Issues

Mars Curiosity Rover Activates Backup Brain After Technical Issues

The computer swap will allow rover to store data on the Side-A computer....

Oct 5 2018, 8:48am CDT

Mars Orbiter Spots Silent Opportunity Rover

Mars Orbiter Spots Silent Opportunity Rover

NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10 when a planet-encircling dust storm put the solar-powered vehicle i...

Sep 29 2018, 11:44am CDT

Massive Collision may have Created Mars Moons

Massive Collision may have Created Mars Moons

Reanalysis of 20-year-old data lends support to the idea that the two moons of Mars formed after a large impact....

Sep 27 2018, 10:10am CDT

Humans will Absorb Staggering Amounts of Radiation on Mars

Humans will Absorb Staggering Amounts of Radiation on Mars

ExoMars data suggest that an astronaut could be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their...

Sep 23 2018, 5:38pm CDT

Scientists Reveal the Roadmap to Colonzing Mars

Scientists Reveal the Roadmap to Colonizing Mars

Researchers suggest that poles would be the most logical place to set up a research base on Mars....

Sep 12 2018, 10:34am CDT

Curiosity Rover Captures a Stunning Panorama of Mars

Curiosity Rover Captures a Stunning Panorama of Dusty Mars

Curiosity team continues to use rover's drill for acquiring rock samples from Red Planet....

Sep 10 2018, 12:14am CDT

New Super-insulating Gel could Help Build Habitat on Mars

New Super-insulating Gel could Help Build Habitat on Mars

The super-insulating gel could protect humans from big oscillations in temperature that they would experience on Mars or on the...

Aug 14 2018, 8:50am CDT

NASA Says Terraforming Mars is Not Possible

NASA Says that the Cool Idea of Terraforming Mars is Not Possible

There is now no possibility of transforming the inhospitable Martian environment into a breathable one with available technolog...

Aug 6 2018, 12:06am CDT

Almost All Dust on Mars Comes From One Place

Almost All Dust on Mars Comes From One Place

The dust that covers much of the Mars' surface originates from a massive geological formation near the planet's equat...

Jul 29 2018, 1:28pm CDT

Mars Dust Storms Shows Signs of Weakening

Mars Dust Storm Shows Signs of Weakening

It's the beginning of the end for the planet-encircling dust storm on Mars, say NASA researchers...

Jul 29 2018, 10:02am CDT

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

Mars is Making its Closest Approach to Earth in 15 Years

On Tuesday, Mars and Earth will be just 35.8 million miles apart...

Jul 29 2018, 9:58am CDT

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Just Found a New Type of Aurora on Mars

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Just Found a New Type of Aurora on Mars

The Martian aurora is caused by protons coming from the solar win....

Jul 26 2018, 11:17pm CDT

Liquid Water Lake Detected on Mars

Liquid Water Lake Detected on Mars

Radar data collected by ESA’s Mars Express point to a pond of liquid water buried under layers of ice and dust in the south pol...

Jul 25 2018, 12:08pm CDT

UK Space Agency Invites Public to Name Next Mars Rover

UK Space Agency Invites Public to Name Next Mars Rover

The Mars rover is scheduled to launch in 2020...

Jul 22 2018, 8:32pm CDT

NASA’s Curiosity Rover was Unable to Drill Hole into a Hard Mars Rock

NASA’s Curiosity Rover was Unable to Drill Hole into a Hard Mars Rock

The rock target was one of the hardest yet observed in Gale crater...

Jul 22 2018, 9:29am CDT

Watch How Mars Dust Storm Covers the Entire Planet

Watch How Mars Dust Storm Covers the Entire Planet

Side-by-side movies by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show how dust has enveloped the Red Planet...

Jul 20 2018, 6:29am CDT

Scientists Discover Ghost Dunes on Mars

Scientists Discover Ghost Dunes on Mars

Ghost dunes could provide potential clues to Mars past climate...

Jul 15 2018, 10:55pm CDT

NASA Spots ‘Spiders’ on Mars Surface

NASA Spots ‘Spiders’ on Mars Surface

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes a stunning image of Martian spiders...

Jul 15 2018, 11:04am CDT

A photograph of Mars, via the European Space Agency

NASA May Have Made A Huge Mistake On Mars

The space agency may have destroyed proof of life on Mars four decades ago, a new report suggests....

Jul 14 2018, 11:00am CDT

Mars Dust Storm could Lead to New Weather Discoveries, Experts Say

Mars Dust Storm could Lead to New Weather Discoveries, Experts Say

The recent dust storms offers a unique look at how storms form and behave on Mars...

Jul 2 2018, 12:03am CDT

Heavy Rain may have Shaped Valleys on Mars

Heavy Rain may have Shaped Valleys on Mars

Researchers have found that branching angles of the valleys on Mars is very similar to those found in arid landscapes on Earth....

Jul 1 2018, 12:42am CDT

NASA Shares Image of Stunning ‘Blue Dune’ on Mars

NASA Shares Image of Stunning ‘Blue Dune’ on Mars

The dune is located in the region of Lyot Crater and has a complex structure....

Jun 24 2018, 12:19pm CDT

NASA’s Mars Rover Takes Incredible Selfie During Raging Dust Storm

NASA’s Mars Rover Takes Incredible Selfie During Raging Dust Storm

One of the thickest dust storms ever observed on Mars has been spreading for the past weeks...

Jun 20 2018, 1:08pm CDT

Huge Storm On Mars Covers One-Fourth of The Red Planet

Huge Storm On Mars Covers One-Fourth of The Red Planet

Nasa’s Opportunity Rover Suspends operations due to Storm on Mars....

Jun 18 2018, 2:36am CDT

Strange Bacteria could Help Humans Breathe on Mars

Strange Bacteria could Help Humans Breathe on Mars

Understanding these tough bacteria could pave the way for further exploration on Mars...

Jun 17 2018, 6:12pm CDT

According to NASA, There Are Chances Life May Have Existed on Mars

According to NASA, There Are Chances Life May Have Existed on Mars

Curiosity Rover Discovers Organic Molecules on Mars Surface....

Jun 8 2018, 9:51am CDT

NASA’s Twin CubeSats Heading Towards Mars

NASA’s Twin CubeSats Heading Towards Mars

Tiny satellites successfully refined the course for Mars over the past week....

Jun 3 2018, 7:49am CDT

NASA needs Special Psychological Program to Train Astronauts for Mars Mission

NASA needs Special Psychological Program to Train Astronauts for Mars Mission

Team Work is the Key to Get to the Red Planet Mars....

May 28 2018, 9:50am CDT

NASA’s Insight Lander aimed for Mars Fires its Thrusters for the First Time

NASA’s Insight Lander aimed for Mars Fires its Thrusters for the First Time

Deep Exploration Lander Corrects its Trajectory to Reach Mars on Schedule....

May 26 2018, 4:39am CDT

Curiosity Rover is Drilling on Mars Again

Curiosity Rover is Drilling on Mars Again

The test on Sunday produced the first drilled sample on Mars in more than a year...

May 25 2018, 12:56pm CDT

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Tests a New Technique to Drill on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Tests a New Technique to Drill on Mars

The Curiosity rover drill is not properly working since December 2016....

May 20 2018, 8:35am CDT