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NASA's Viking mission data to unfold Mars' mystery

NASA's Viking mission data to unfold Mars' mystery

The US space agency NASA's Viking mission made history forty years ago when it became the first to successfully land a fully operational spacecraft on the red planet, Mars.

NASA's NEEMO 21 research mission begins, aquanauts splash down!

NASA's NEEMO 21 research mission begins, aquanauts splash down!

The US space agency began its new mission named 'NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 21' on July 21, 2016.

NASA's new institute to explore ways to protect astronauts

NASA's new institute to explore ways to protect astronauts

The NASA Translational Research Institute (NTRI) will implement a “bench-to-spaceflight” model, moving results or methods from laboratory experiments or clinical trials to point-of-care astronaut health and performance applications.

Dark streaks on Mars may indicate flowing water: Study

Dark streaks on Mars may indicate flowing water: Study

Recurring slope linae, dark streaks that change seasonally, on Martian slopes indicate presence of flowing water, according to a new study of thousands of such features in the red planet's largest canyon system.

Martian moons not 'captives' of Red Planet, say studies

Martian moons not 'captives' of Red Planet, say studies

Due to their small size and irregular shape, Phobos and Deimos strongly resembled asteroids but no one understood how Mars could have "captured" them and made them into satellites with almost circular and equatorial orbits. 

Atmosphere of ancient Mars had high levels of oxygen: NASA

Atmosphere of ancient Mars had high levels of oxygen: NASA

NASA draws parallel between ancient Mars and the Earth in terms of presence of oxygen and suggested that the atmosphere of the Red Planet had high levels of oxygen than it has now.

Alien or rock formation? UFO hunters claim extraterrestrial presence on Mars! - See pic

Alien or rock formation? UFO hunters claim extraterrestrial presence on Mars! - See pic

Slightly more than a decade ago, a bizarre six-inch skeleton was unearthed in Chile’s Atacama Desert, which gave rise to speculations that aliens had crash-landed on Earth.

Unexpected mineral spotted on Mars: NASA

Unexpected mineral spotted on Mars: NASA

Scientists claim to have discovered tridymite -- an unexpected silica mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars that may alter our understanding of how the Red Planet evolved.

Nepal's quake-hit village Langtang gets tribute on Mars!

Nepal's quake-hit village Langtang gets tribute on Mars!

The International Astronomical Union has christened a 9.8 km (six mile) wide crater on Mars, Langtang.

A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

A chance meeting: Moon to make contact with Saturn tonight!

Tonight step outside after 9:30 pm and look at the night sky in southeast direction. The magnificient ringed planet can be easily spotted next to the moon.

NASA reveals massive dust storms on Mars surface

NASA reveals massive dust storms on Mars surface

Temperature recordings show both, direct and indirect effects of dust storms in the Martian atmosphere.

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.

Watch - Orbital ATK completes 'hot fire' test of upgraded Antares rocket!

Watch - Orbital ATK completes 'hot fire' test of upgraded Antares rocket!

The 30-second test took place at 5:30 p.m. (EDT) on May 31, 2016 at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad 0A located at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Watch: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in 11 years today!

Watch: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in 11 years today!

The Red Planet will be about 46.8 million miles away from the Earth, its closest distance since November 2005.

After 11 years Mars will come closest to Earth on May 30

After 11 years Mars will come closest to Earth on May 30

This close distance will make the Red planet appear slightly bigger and brighter than the usual in the sky.

Men are from Mars and women from Venus, indeed – Here’s a proof

Men are from Mars and women from Venus, indeed – Here’s a proof

The findings suggest gender influences the way people express themselves on Facebook.

Mars once hosted habitable environments, reveals study!

Mars once hosted habitable environments, reveals study!

"Identification of these ancient carbonates and clays on Mars represents a window into history when the climate on Mars was very different from the cold and dry desert of today," said Janice Bishop of the SETI Institute in the US.

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Billions of years ago, mega-tsunamis scarred the Martian landscape, yielding evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life, according to a recent study.

Watch: New Hubble portrait of Red Planet ahead of Mars Opposition this weekend!

Watch: New Hubble portrait of Red Planet ahead of Mars Opposition this weekend!

The telescope, well known for its picturesque views of nebulae and galaxies, imaged this image on May 12, 2016, when Mars was 50 million miles from Earth. 

Mars Opposition on May 22, 2016: How to view as planet appears at its brightest in over a decade!

Mars Opposition on May 22, 2016: How to view as planet appears at its brightest in over a decade!

On Sunday, May 22, Mars, Earth and the sun will all line up, with Earth directly in the middle.