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When comet flyby wreaked havoc around Mars!

When comet flyby wreaked havoc around Mars!

MAVEN’s sensitive magnetometer showed that the comet flyby threw Mars' magnetic field into chaos and the effect was profound although temporary.

New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

The MAVEN data, when fully analysed, will also help scientists look for organic molecules on the surface.

Space mission: India, US explore collaboration avenues

Space mission: India, US explore collaboration avenues

The Mars Working Group of the two countries, which met Thursday, sought to identify and implement goals that NASA and ISRO share on Mars exploration.

Biggest revelation on Mars: Transformation of habitable to dead - Watch

Biggest revelation on Mars: Transformation of habitable to dead - Watch

NASA has made it's biggest revelation Mars yet! Read on to know more.

NASA's MAVEN probe reveals speed of solar winds stripping Mars atmosphere

NASA's MAVEN probe reveals speed of solar winds stripping Mars atmosphere

New data from the MAVEN have enabled researchers to determine the rate at which the Martian atmosphere currently is losing gas to space via stripping by the solar wind.  

NASA to reveal new findings on fate of Mars' atmosphere today

NASA to reveal new findings on fate of Mars' atmosphere today

NASA will announce the key science findings from the agency’s ongoing exploration of Mars during a news briefing today.

Mars mystery solved? NASA to reveal it today

Mars mystery solved? NASA to reveal it today

The US space agency NASA is all set to announce major science finding from the agency’s ongoing exploration of Mars during a news pres conference at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, September 28.

NASA deploys new system to avoid traffic jams at Mars

NASA deploys new system to avoid traffic jams at Mars

 Five active spacecrafts are now orbiting the Red Planet, including one from India, leaving NASA with no option but to beef up traffic monitoring, communication and manoeuvre planning to ensure that Mars orbiters do not collide with one another.

MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere

MAVEN's first results may offer clues to how Mars lost atmosphere

The first results from NASA's MAVEN mission may be able to provide clues regarding how Mars lost its atmosphere to space over time.

India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies

India, US set up joint working group for Mars studies

India and the US have set up an ISRO-NASA joint working group to explore the possibility of enhancing cooperation for the study of Mars, the government said Wednesday.

Comet debris may lead to long-term changes in Martian atmosphere: NASA

Comet debris may lead to long-term changes in Martian atmosphere: NASA

NASA has revealed that the debris of a wayward comet that buzzed by Mars has had temporary effects on the planet's upper atmosphere, but can also lead to possible longer-term changes.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.

NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars

NASA orbiters set for close encounter with comet near Mars

A comet called C/2013 A1 or Siding Spring will pass within about 139,500 kms of Mars Sunday, NASA said in a statement.

NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions

NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions

NASA and ISRO have agreed to cooperate on future explorations of Mars, which America believes will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.

Twitter exchanges between ISRO, NASA on Mars mission

ISRO reached out to lakhs of social media users by giving a blow by blow account of the successful historic Mars Orbit Insertion today, even as it launched the MOM's official Twitter handle, @MarsOrbiter.

US congratulates India for MOM's success

US congratulates India for MOM's success

The US today congratulated India for entering into the elite group of space-faring nations after the succesful insertion of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) into the planet's orbit.

NASA welcomes Indian Mars mission with 'Namaste'

NASA welcomes Indian Mars mission with 'Namaste'

As India entered the history books with insertion of its maiden Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) into the Martian orbit early Wednesday, NASA's 2012 Mars mission Curiosity, ISRO's Mars Orbiter and NASA's 2014 Mars mission Maven that entered the Mars orbit Sep 21 exchanged fun tweets.

Exploring the enigma: Successful Mars Missions so far

Mars has always been a mystery for the astronauts and a rich destination for scientific discovery and robotic and human exploration. Several attempts have been made to explore the Red planet in the past to unravel one of the most biggest enigmas - Does Life exist beyond Earth?

NASA's MAVEN enters Mars' orbit to explore atmosphere

NASA's MAVEN enters Mars' orbit to explore atmosphere

After 10-month journey of 442 million mile, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission entered into Mars orbit, the US space agency has said.