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New type of dust discovered on Mars

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:28

A weird new kind of dust has been discovered in the Martian atmosphere by scientists using ultraviolet and infrared imaging techniques.

Mars Express flybys `within touching distance` of Red Planet`s moon

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 11:47

Mars Express made its closest fly-by yet of Red Planet`s moon, Phobos, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface, on Dec. 29.

ESA orbiter to make flyby of Mars` largest moon Phobos

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:44

European Space Agency`s Mars Express will be making its closest flyby yet of the Red Planet `s largest moon Phobos on December 29, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface.

ESA’s Mars Express relays images of ‘Rocknest3’

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 17:12

ESA’s Mars orbiter has for the first time relayed scientific data, including detailed images of ‘Rocknest3’, from NASA’s Curiosity rover on the Red Planet’s surface.

Mars Express helps create best orbital model of Deimos

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 16:43

A new study using images taken by ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has provided the best orbital model of the Martian moon Deimos to date.

Images of crater show evidence for climate evolution on Mars

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 18:11

Danielson crater is named after the late George E Danielson, who was instrumental in the development of many spacecraft cameras flown to Mars.

Spacecraft spots signs of ancient ocean

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 21:23

European Space Agency`s Mars Express spacecraft has provided strong evidence that an ocean may have covered parts of the red planet billions of years ago.

New images reveal lava flows on Mars

Last Updated: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 14:17

Newly released images from ESA’s Mars Express orbiter show lava flows on the planet.

Recent craters observed on Mars

Last Updated: Saturday, October 08, 2011, 17:04

Newly released images taken by ESA’s Mars Express show an unusual accumulation of young craters in the large outflow channel called Ares Vallis.

Mars Express finds deep fractures on the planet

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 16:59

Newly released images show a system of deep fractures in the crust around the Isidis impact basin.

Mars Express to unravel origin of mysterious moon Phobos

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 18:56

Reports indicate that Mars Express has begun a series of flybys of Phobos, the largest moon of Mars, which might untangle the origin of this mysterious moon.

Mars Express takes amazing views of chaotic terrain on Red Planet

Last Updated: Saturday, November 07, 2009, 18:33

Mars Express recently flew over the boundary between Kasei Valles and Sacra Fossae and imaged the region, acquiring spectacular views of the chaotic terrain in the area.