New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

New NASA images may solve mystery of Mars moon Phobos

The MAVEN data, when fully analysed, will also help scientists look for organic molecules on the surface.

Mars too will gain a Saturn-like ring

Mars too will gain a Saturn-like ring

The resulting rubble from Phobos - rocks of various sizes and a lot of dust - would continue to orbit Mars and quickly distribute themselves around the planet in a ring.

NASA's manned mission to Mars possible by 2039

NASA's manned mission to Mars possible by 2039

NASA may be able to land astronauts on Mars cost-effectively by 2039 if the US space agency takes a stepwise approach that includes a manned trip to the red planet's moon Phobos, scientists say.

Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos

Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos

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New Delhi: After scripting history in space, India's Mars Orbiter Mission has now tweeted a video of the Red Planet's satellite Phobos.

Mars Express flybys `within touching distance` of Red Planet`s moon

Mars Express made its closest fly-by yet of Red Planet`s moon, Phobos, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface, on Dec. 29.

ESA orbiter to make flyby of Mars` largest moon Phobos

European Space Agency`s Mars Express will be making its closest flyby yet of the Red Planet `s largest moon Phobos on December 29, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface.

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.

Soon, spiky robot to explore Mars` moon Phobos

Researchers have designed robot `hedgehogs` - about half a metre wide and covered in spikes - to explore the surface of the Martian moon Phobos.

New movie reveals Mars` blue sunset

Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has shot a movie clip, which reveals Mars` bluish sunset.

Mars Express to unravel origin of mysterious moon Phobos

Reports indicate that Mars Express has begun a series of flybys of Phobos, the largest moon of Mars, which might untangle the origin of this mysterious moon.