Orbiter


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...

Mar 30 2017, 11:59am 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

NASA Orbiter Detects Infant Versions of Martian Spiders

NASA Orbiter Detects Infant Versions of Martian Spiders

Using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data, researchers have detected cumulative growth of erosion-carved troughs tha...

Dec 21 2016, 12:33am CST

First Images from ESA’s New ExoMars Orbiter Released

First Images from ESA’s New ExoMars Orbiter

New orbiter sent back a total of 11 high resolution images as a part of ExoMars probe....

Nov 29 2016, 11:05pm CST

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitud...

Jul 10 2016, 3:58am CDT

PM Modi declares Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Mission Successful

PM Modi declares Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Mission Successful

PM Narendra Modi has declared India’s Mars space program called Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to be successful. It was indeed a m...

Sep 24 2014, 4:09am CDT

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars

Impact ejected materiel over nearly a 10 mile range...

Feb 6 2014, 10:52am CST