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Lakes, snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought

Lakes, snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought

NASA says these results provide insight into the climate history of the Red Planet and suggest the surface conditions at this later time may also have been suitable for microbial life.

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a streamlined form in Lethe Vallis – See pic!

The image was acquired at 15:16 local Mars time on May 6, 2016, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Mars had climate suitable for life four billion years ago

Mars had climate suitable for life four billion years ago

Since the 1970s, scientists have identified valleys and channels on Mars which they think were carved out and eroded by rain and surface runoff, just like on the Earth.

Check out: Beautiful view of frosted sand dunes on Mars

Check out: Beautiful view of frosted sand dunes on Mars

The US space agency NASA, recently released a beautiful view of the red planet, Mars covered with frosted sand dunes.

See pic: Colourful Nili Fossae region of Mars

See pic: Colourful Nili Fossae region of Mars

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of the Nili Fossae region of Mars.

Volcanoes erupted beneath ice sheet on Mars billions of years ago

Volcanoes erupted beneath ice sheet on Mars billions of years ago

The new findings could help reveal if the Martian environment had flowing water and was once habitable.

See pic - Jarosite in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars!

See pic - Jarosite in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars!

The image was acquired on November 24, 2015 by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

'Spiders' spotted on Mars?

'Spiders' spotted on Mars?

Recently, a shape similar to spiders has been spotted on the surface of the Red Planet when NASA spacecraft captured an incredibly close-up image.

NASA captures boulders on martian landslide

NASA captures boulders on martian landslide

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured a massive landslide on Mars, showing a boulder-covered landslide along a canyon wall.

See pic: Ophir Chasma from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter!

See pic: Ophir Chasma from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter!

Ophir Chasma forms the northern portion of the vast Mars canyon system Valles Marineris.

NASA maps sand dunes on Mars

NASA maps sand dunes on Mars

HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter often takes images of Martian sand dunes to study the mobile soils.

NASA's Mars orbiter reveals stunning images of Acidalia Planitia featured in 'The Martian'

NASA's Mars orbiter reveals stunning images of Acidalia Planitia featured in 'The Martian'

The film depicts Acidalia Planitia as smooth, but in reality images show a rough and hazardous terrain. 

Why did NASA not direct Curiosity to look for water?

Why did NASA not direct Curiosity to look for water?

While the world is going gaga over the presence of flowing brine or salty water on the Red Planet, questions are now being asked why the US space agency did not direct its Curiosity rover to the place where water proofs were recorded for a closer look.

Picture: Dark, recurring streaks on walls of Garni Crater on Mars

Picture: Dark, recurring streaks on walls of Garni Crater on Mars

NASA has released stunning image of the dark, narrow streaks, called 'recurring slope lineae', emanate from the walls of Garni Crater on Mars captured by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Major breakthrough: There's strong evidence of liquid water on Mars, says NASA

Major breakthrough: There's strong evidence of liquid water on Mars, says NASA

NASA has discovered evidence of water flowing on Mars - which raises the possibility of some form of life being discovered on the Red Planet.

Nepali scientist on NASA's 'major science find' on Mars team

With NASA warming up the atmosphere with the announcement of "a major science find" from the Red Planet, a young space scientist of Nepali origin and lead author of two new papers indicating presence of water on Mars figures on the list of guest speakers at an event here on Monday.

New NASA tools bring Mars closer to young explorers

New NASA tools bring Mars closer to young explorers

On the third anniversary of the Mars landing of NASA’s Curiosity rover, the US space agency has unveiled two new online tools that open the mysterious terrain of the Red Planet to a new generation of explorers.

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.

NASA orbiter ready for Mars lander's arrival in 2016

NASA orbiter ready for Mars lander's arrival in 2016

 With its biggest orbit manoeuvre since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is preparing for the arrival of NASA's next Mars lander called InSight next year.

NASA to explore safe landing sites on Mars

NASA to explore safe landing sites on Mars

In its bid for the next giant leap to Mars, NASA is seeking ideas for enabling human explorers to safely land, live and work on the Red Planet.