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Kerala students to compete in designing a Mars rover

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 17:52

Students of an engineering college in Kerala have been selected to compete in a challenge to design a rover for the US Mars exploration mission.

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.

Scottish Mars exploration plan given 4 mn pound funding

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 11:29

A space programme led by a Scottish research group has received about 4 million pounds in funding to develop a drill to explore the surface of Mars.

NASA`s Opportunity takes selfie to celebrate 10th anniversary on Mars

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 16:50

NASA has shared a selfie taken by Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to commemorate its tenth year on the Red Planet.

`Mystery` rock`s appearance in front of Mars Rover puzzles scientists

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 10:18

A rock that mysteriously appeared in front of the Mars Rover a few days back, has left scientists baffled.

Soon, snake shaped robots to spill Mars` secrets

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:03

Researchers have apparently taken inspiration from legless slithering reptiles- snakes- to design a brand new Mars exploration robot.

Mars exploration achievable in next 20 yrs: Expert

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 10:48

Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.

India`s Mars exploration mission to begin in October

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 13:51

India`s tryst with Mars will begin in October to explore the red planet`s atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements, a top space official said Friday.

NASA releases most spectacular pic of Mars ever taken

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 15:23

NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has captured the most spectacular picture of Mars.

Surviving NASA rover nears rim of Martian crater

Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 16:51

Months after the death of the Mars rover Spirit, its surviving twin is poised to reach the rim of a vast crater to begin a fresh round of exploration.