Mars


NASA’s Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

NASA’s Mars Orbiter Completes 50,000 Orbits

Mar Reconnaissance Orbiter completed its 50,000th orbit on Monday March 27...

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Mars Colonization: NASA’s Valkyrie and Origami-Inspired Robots are Shaping the Way

Mars Colonization: NASA’s Valkyrie and Origami-Inspired Robots are Shaping the Way

Although the Valkyrie (R5) robot is never going to set foot on Mars the humanoid space robot created is a glimpse into the futu...

Mar 21 2017, 8:14am CDT

Origami-Inspired PUFFER Robot Can Explore Mars

Origami-Inspired PUFFER Robot Can Explore Mars

Valkyrie is not the only robot by NASA being honed for future Mars expeditions. The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER)...

Mar 21 2017, 8:08am CDT

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

The last volcanic activity on the Red Planet ceased about 50 million years ago -- around the time when our planet's plant and...

Mar 21 2017, 5:47am CDT

Fly Over Mars in New Video

Fly Over Mars in New Video

Stunning three-dimentional video offers a trip down onto the surface of Red Planet...

Mar 21 2017, 12:07am CDT

NASA Tests Mars Rover in Chile’s Atacama Desert

NASA Tests Mars Rover in Chile’s Atacama Desert

NASA researchers spent a month on the site to test future Mars rover equipped with scientific instruments...

Mar 19 2017, 1:38pm CDT

Colonizing Mars

Colonizing Mars: What You Need to Build a Mars Colony

Living on Mars may still seem like a dream to many people but it is not far from becoming reality. NASA just revealed it has al...

Mar 15 2017, 6:12am CDT

SpaceX Will Face These 5 Problems to Colonize Mars

SpaceX Will Face These 5 Problems to Colonize Mars

The colonization of Mars within a few decades is what Elon Musk of SpaceX wants so badly. He is a major champion of this cause...

Mar 14 2017, 11:02am CDT

NASA Orbiter Tracks Back-to-Back Massive Dust Storms on Mars Surface

NASA Orbiter Tracks Back-to-Back Massive Dust Storms on Mars

These regional Martian storms could grow and explode to sizes bigger than the United States...

Mar 11 2017, 5:08am CST

Potatoes May Grow on Mars

Potatoes May Grow on Mars

The preliminary results of an experiment confirm what the 2015 Hollywood science fiction film "The Martian" showed: potatoes c...

Mar 9 2017, 2:46am CST

Trip to Mars may Increase Risk of Leukemia in Humans

Trip to Mars may Increase Risk of Leukemia in Humans

The radiation encountered in a trip to Mars may increase the risk of leukemia in humans, warns new research funded by NASA.Radi...

Mar 8 2017, 8:46pm CST

NASA Wants to Build a Magnetic Shield Around Mars to Restore its Atmosphere

NASA Wants to Build a Magnetic Shield Around Mars to Restore its Atmosphere

NASA researchers believe an artificial magnetic shield could make Mars habitable and help humanity's quest to colonize Mar...

Mar 7 2017, 6:50am CST

Mars May Have Been Wetter Than Previously Thought

Mars May Have Been Wetter Than Previously Thought

The history of the Red Planet shows us that it was a very wet world with water abundantly available. This was furthermore a wor...

Mar 6 2017, 9:57pm CST

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Changes Course to Avoid Collision with Mars Moon Phobos

NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Changes Course to Avoid Collision with Mars Moon Phobos

NASA Mars satellite changed its position to avoid collision with its moon...

Mar 3 2017, 3:27am CST

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Sand Moving on Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captures Sand Moving on Mars

NASA captured dust moving over Martian surface...

Mar 1 2017, 3:54am CST

Mars is More Like Earth Than Moon

Mars is More Like Earth Than Moon

New discovery shows Mars is more like earth than moon...

Feb 27 2017, 6:37am CST

NASA will Use Martian Metals to Build Stronger Vehicles and Human Habitats on Mars

NASA will Use Martian Metals to Build Stronger Vehicles and Human Habitats on Mars

UCF and NASA will develop new ways for human habitats on Mars through Martian metals...

Feb 24 2017, 8:53am CST

Mars' Moon may be Creating Rings around the Planet

Mars' Moons may be Creating Rings around the Planet

New research suggests that debris from two of the Mars moons might already be building rings around the planet...

Feb 22 2017, 12:41am CST

SpaceX Delays Red Dragon Mars Landing Till 2020

SpaceX Delays Red Dragon Mars Landing Till 2020

Red Dragon, the SpaceX mission to mars delays till 2020...

Feb 21 2017, 10:57am CST

UAE Plans to Build a City on Mars by 2117

UAE Plans to Build a City on Mars by 2117

UAE Wants to Build a New City on Mars in next 100 Years...

Feb 16 2017, 8:13am CST

UAE Plans to Build First City on Mars by 2117

UAE Plans to Build First City on Mars by 2117

United Arab Emirates will construct a mini city on Red Planet as part of the 2117 Mars project...

Feb 16 2017, 1:48am CST

Mars had Water in Recent Past: Study

Mars had Water in Recent Past: Study

Researchers have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley near Mars' equator that appears to have been flooded by water...

Feb 15 2017, 2:18am CST

NASA Image Reveals Cluster of Fresh Impact Craters on Mars

NASA Image Reveals Cluster of Fresh Impact Craters on Mars

The recent impact craters found on Tharsis region occured between 2008 and 2014...

Feb 11 2017, 3:16pm CST

NASA Shortlists Landing Sites for Future Mars Rover Mission

NASA Shortlists Landing Sites for Future Mars Rover Mission

National space agency has narrowed down from eight to three the list of potential landing sites for its 2020 rover mission...

Feb 11 2017, 11:23am CST

How was Ancient Mars Warm Enough for Keeping Water Unfrozen?

How was Ancient Mars Warm Enough for Keeping Liquid Water?

NASA's Curiosity Rover rediscovered the Ancient Mars...

Feb 7 2017, 4:23am CST

Mars Hydrogen Escaped due to High-Altitude Liquid Water

Mars Hydrogen Escaped due to High-Altitude Liquid Water

High altitude water caused the escape of atomic hydrogen from Mars...

Feb 6 2017, 8:42am CST

New Image Reveals Swirling Spirals on Mars North Pole

New Image Reveals Swirling Spirals on Mars North Pole

The composite image offers a new perspective to the ice cap on Martian terrain...

Feb 4 2017, 8:04am CST

Mars Confirmed to Have 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity

Mars Confirmed to Have 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity

Analysis of a Martian meteorite found in Africa in 2012 confirms that some of the longest-lived volcanoes in the solar system m...

Feb 3 2017, 7:20am CST

Super Bowl Fans Can Watch it Live on Mars

Super Bowl Fans Can Watch it Live on Mars

Now visitors may engage in a VR trip to the Red Planet at the Super Bowl....

Feb 3 2017, 5:08am CST

NASA Reveals Diversified Polygon Ridges on Mars

NASA Reveals Diversified Polygon Ridges on Mars

NASA Reveals Similar-Looking Ridges on Mars That Have Diverse Origins...

Jan 26 2017, 8:49am CST

NASA and the Super Bowl Bring Fans to Mars

NASA and the Super Bowl Bring Fans to Mars

Space exploration is going to be a prominent feature at Super Bowl LIVE, a 9-day fan festival that will run from January 28 thr...

Jan 25 2017, 6:48am CST

Ancient Mars may Have Been Warmed by Methane

Ancient Mars may Have Been Warmed by Methane

Bursts of methane may have warmed early Mars The findings of a new research reveal that early Mars may have been warmed interm...

Jan 25 2017, 5:22am CST

Microbes Could Survive on Mars

Microbes Could Survive on Mars

New Research Study Proves Survival of Microbes on Mars...

Jan 24 2017, 5:21am CST

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence of Water in Mud Cracks

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence of Water in Mud Cracks

Mars Curiosity rover examines first mud cracks on the surface of red planet and it has found evidence of ancient lakes in young...

Jan 21 2017, 12:40am CST

Mars Simulation Mission 5 Crew Enters Habitat in Hawaii

Mars Simulation Mission 5 Crew Enters Habitat in Hawaii

About half a dozen crew members have entered the Mars simulation dome in Hawaii for an eight month period of time....

Jan 20 2017, 5:09am CST

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots New Meteorite on Mars Surface

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Spots New Meteorite on Mars Surface

The peculiar rock is the rover's third meteorite find on Red Planet...

Jan 18 2017, 1:09pm CST

Obama Thanks NASA for Carrying his Signature to Mars

Obama Thanks NASA for Carrying his Signature to Mars

Although US President Barack Obama is set to leave office in less than a week, his signature will stand testimony on Mars that...

Jan 14 2017, 2:06pm CST

Snickers Super Bowl 2017 Ad Stars Adam Driver aka Kylo Ren

Snickers Super Bowl 2017 Ad Stars Adam Driver aka Kylo Ren

Actor Adam Driver will appear in the Snickers Super Bowl 2017 commercial. Updated....

Jan 11 2017, 9:29am CST

Stunning View of Earth and Moon as Seen from Mars

Stunning View of Earth and Moon as Seen from Mars

New NASA image shows the correct size of both Earth and moon relative to each other...

Jan 7 2017, 12:21pm CST

NASA's Spirit Mars Rover Celebrates its 13th Anniversary

NASA's Spirit Mars Rover Celebrates its 13th Anniversary

Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission started operations 13 years ago on Jan. 3, 2004 by landing six-wheeled robot named Spirit....

Jan 4 2017, 9:10am CST