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Alien hunters spot possible tree stump on Mars, say it points towards existence of vegetation on Red Planet!

Alien hunters spot possible tree stump on Mars, say it points towards existence of vegetation on Red Planet!

As per what NASA described, the image was captured by Mastcam onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 1647 in March this year.

Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

Spotted – Mysterious secondary craters observed on Mars

The image was captured by the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) that has been studying the Red Planet's atmosphere and terrain from orbit since 2006.

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reveals Mars has metal in its atmosphere

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reveals Mars has metal in its atmosphere

The metal ions can reveal previously invisible activity in the mysterious electrically charged upper atmosphere (ionosphere) of the Red Planet.

NASA's MRO discovers structure on martian surface which could be an impact crater!

NASA's MRO discovers structure on martian surface which could be an impact crater!

The US space agency NASA has released an image from the HiRISE instrument on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter which could be an impact crater.

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reveals how Mars lost its atmosphere to space

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reveals how Mars lost its atmosphere to space

NASA says this discovery is a significant step toward unraveling the mystery of Mars' past environments.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes 50,000th orbit of Red Planet

The orbiter, which is the most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars, continues to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.

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.

Manned mission to Mars and beyond: Donald Trump signs NASA bill to send humans to Red Planet by 2033

Manned mission to Mars and beyond: Donald Trump signs NASA bill to send humans to Red Planet by 2033

The bill, known as the NASA Transition Authorization Act, authorised $19.5 billion budget in spending for NASA for the fiscal year 2017.

SpaceX working with NASA to identify Mars landing sites for Red Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX working with NASA to identify Mars landing sites for Red Dragon spacecraft

We are working with scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and elsewhere, have identified several potential landing sites, including one that looks particularly promising, SpaceNews quoted SpaceX's Paul Wooster as saying.

Breathtaking view of layered deposits in Uzboi Vallis!

Breathtaking view of layered deposits in Uzboi Vallis!

The US space agency NASA has released a breathtaking view of layered deposits in Uzboi Vallis, a valley lying situated within the Margaritifer Sinus quadrangle (MC-19) region on Mars.

Humans could colonise Mars in future, say experts

Humans could colonise Mars in future, say experts

Human bodies and minds need to be enhanced to make them apt for colonising the Red planet.

NASA's Mars orbiter spots massive dust storms bigger than US swelling on Red Planet - Watch

NASA's Mars orbiter spots massive dust storms bigger than US swelling on Red Planet - Watch

Images from the orbiter's wide-angle Mars Color Imager (MARCI) show each storm growing in the Acidalia area of northern Mars, then blowing southward and exploding to sizes bigger than the United States after reaching the southern hemisphere.

Growing potatoes on the Red Planet a possibility, suggests experiment!

Growing potatoes on the Red Planet a possibility, suggests experiment!

The new phase of CIP's experiment to grow potatoes in simulated Martian conditions began on February 14 last year.

You might have to cancel your trip to Mars in 2030s for this reason – Read story

You might have to cancel your trip to Mars in 2030s for this reason – Read story

Radiation exposure is believed to be one of the most dangerous aspects of travelling to Mars, according to NASA.

Researchers find evidence revealing Mars' water-rich history!

Researchers find evidence revealing Mars' water-rich history!

Scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), who led an international research team in the study, created a synthetic version of a hydrogen-containing mineral known as whitlockite.

NASA plans to launch magnetic shield into space to make Mars habitable

NASA plans to launch magnetic shield into space to make Mars habitable

In a presentation at the Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop in Washington, DC last week, NASA scientists suggested that launching a giant magnetic shield into space between Mars and the Sun could help the Red Planet restore its atmosphere and make it suitable for humans to colonise in the future.

Mars astronaut radiation shield set for moon mission trial-developer

The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already produced and marketed a belt to protect rescue workers from harmful gamma ray radiation emitted in nuclear disasters, such as Chernobyl and Fukushima.

NASA's MAVEN makes unscheduled maneuver to avoid hitting Mars' moon 'Phobos'

NASA's MAVEN makes unscheduled maneuver to avoid hitting Mars' moon 'Phobos'

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, the spacecraft carried out a rocket motor burn that boosted its velocity by 0.4 meters per second (less than 1 mile per hour). 

Model prototype of China's 2020 Mars probe under development, confirms official

Model prototype of China's 2020 Mars probe under development, confirms official

Research on the planet's structure, composition and environment would be conducted.

NASA ponders smaller experiments to 'hitch a ride' to the Red Planet

NASA ponders smaller experiments to 'hitch a ride' to the Red Planet

Only seven successful missions to the surface of Mars have taken place in the history of spaceflight.