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Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

The image was captured by the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) that has been studying the Red Planet's atmosphere and terrain from orbit since 2006.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

The orbiter, which is the most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars, continues to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.

Europe's new Mars Orbiter sends first data from NASA rovers

Europe's new Mars Orbiter sends first data from NASA rovers

The first data from NASA rovers Opportunity and Curiosity on Mars has reached Earth last week in the successful first relay test of a NASA radio aboard Europe's new Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO).

Mars orbiter detects carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet

Mars orbiter detects carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet

Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted traces of carbon dioxide ice on Red Planet. The orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitude regions than in polar regions of the Red Planet, where it is generally absent for much of summer and fall.

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

Here are some amazing things you must know about our solar system this week.