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Mars One mission to use new `People`s Map of Mars`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 11:25

Netherlands based non-profit organization Mars One has signed a deal with space-funding company Uwingu to use a new "People`s Map of Mars" for all of its missions to the Red planet.

Now, public can start naming Mars` 500,000 craters

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 14:19

After years of naming landmarks on the Red Planet by themselves, space mission rover teams now wants the public to get involved in Mars exploration much the same way.

Underground explosions responsible for craters on Mars

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 16:33

Dramatic underground explosions, perhaps involving ice, are responsible for the pits inside the two large martian impact craters, that has been captured by ESA`s Mars Express on January 4.

Curiosity suggests gale crater on Mars might be drier than expected

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 14:18

Preliminary data from the NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity indicate that the Gale Crater landing site might be drier than expected.

Over 635,000 impact craters scar Mars` surface

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 18:05

It seems Mars is a beaten and battered planet in the solar system, as its surface has been pocked by more than 635,000 impact craters.