Martian surface

NASA all set to send its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior on May 5

NASA all set to send its first-ever mission to study Mars' deep interior on May 5

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its first-ever such mission to Mars to study its deep interior and find traces of how it was formed.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
'Orange snow' covers Eastern Europe. Here's why it happened

'Orange snow' covers Eastern Europe. Here's why it happened

The phenomenon is caused by sand from Sahara desert storms mixing with snow and rain.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
New milestone: NASA's Curiosity rover completes 2,000 days on Mars

New milestone: NASA's Curiosity rover completes 2,000 days on Mars

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has achieved a new milestone as it completes 2,000 days on the Martian surface.

Mar 26, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
NASA shares beautiful winter's view of gullied crater on Martian surface

NASA shares beautiful winter's view of gullied crater on Martian surface

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful winter's view of a gullied crater in Mars' northern hemisphere.

Apr 20, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Scientists identify impact crater in connection with ancient Martian tsunamis!

Scientists identify impact crater in connection with ancient Martian tsunamis!

Growing evidence that tsunami waves washed over the boundary between the southern highlands and northern lowlands help strengthen the hypothesis.

Mar 26, 2017, 21:42 PM IST
Layers and dark dunes on Martian surface as seen by HiRISE camera

Layers and dark dunes on Martian surface as seen by HiRISE camera

NASA says colors are enhanced in the cutout of a pit exposing reddish layers. 

Feb 24, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
See inside: Landslide on Mars; NASA shares picture!

See inside: Landslide on Mars; NASA shares picture!

Recently, NASA has released an image of a relatively fresh landslip on Mars that shows boulder-covered landslip along a canyon wall.

Dec 30, 2015, 12:42 PM IST
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.

Sep 28, 2015, 21:03 PM IST
Methane in Mars rocks suggests possibility of life

Methane in Mars rocks suggests possibility of life

In a clue to possibility of life below the surface of Mars today, an international team of researchers has discovered traces of methane in Martian meteorites.

Jun 17, 2015, 12:55 PM IST
NASA testing new Mars lander for 2016 landing

NASA testing new Mars lander for 2016 landing

In March 2016, NASA will send a unique Mars lander to explore the Red Planet's deep interior to find clues about how all rocky planets, including the Earth, formed and evolved.

May 28, 2015, 14:01 PM IST
UFO watchers spot 'coffin' on Mars?

UFO watchers spot 'coffin' on Mars?

At a time when the human race is trying its best to find a single sign of life on any other planet to assert their beliefs that they are not alone, NASA's Curiosity Rover rather finds 'death' on Mars!

Dec 29, 2014, 13:50 PM IST
Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars?

Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars?

Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet? NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has clicked a picture on the Martian surface that resembles a “traffic signal”.

Sep 26, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

NASA says UFO on Mars mere hot pixel

NASA has recently stated that the bright light recorded by the Curiosity rover on Mars was just a `hot pixel` and not a UFO.

Jul 08, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

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

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

Jan 18, 2014, 10:18 AM IST

NASA releases amazing pictures of Mars rover Curiosity from space

NASA has released astonishing pictures of the Curiosity rover clicked by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter as the robotic spacecraft rambles across the Martian surface.

Jan 14, 2014, 02:59 AM IST

Mars rover Curiosity gets software upgrade, wheel check

Mars rover Curiosity has got a software upgrade and is being checked for the wear and tear on the one-tonne robot`s wheels caused by the rugged Martian surface.

Dec 22, 2013, 22:00 PM IST

Russia`s mission to Phobos could reveal Red Planet`s secrets

A new study has helped to confirm the idea that the surface of Phobos contains tons of dust, soil, and rock blown off the Martian surface by large projectile impacts.

Nov 12, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

NASA`s Curiosity rover to travel across Mars` moving dunes

NASA`s Curiosity rover has been exploring the region for over seven months around its landing site, investigating the Martian surface with its impressive suite of scientific tools.

Mar 09, 2013, 10:55 AM IST

New 3-D image shows buried Mars flood channels

Images provided by NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have helped scientists to create, for the first time, a 3-D reconstruction of ancient water channels below the Martian surface.

Mar 08, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

Unique coin helping Curiosity explore Martian surf

The unique century-old coin is part of the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera, pictures of which have recently been beamed back from Mars.

Sep 09, 2012, 15:57 PM IST