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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.

See pic: Ophir Chasma from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter!

See pic: Ophir Chasma from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter!

Ophir Chasma forms the northern portion of the vast Mars canyon system Valles Marineris.

Mangalyaan sends home  stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars

Mangalyaan sends home stunning 3D pictures of Canyon on Mars

Mangalyaan, which is India's first interplanetary mission has recently sent home stunning three-dimensional images of the Valles Marineris, a 5,000 kilometers long canyon on the Red Planet.

Water traces found on dry Martian tropics may force rethink of future explorations

NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed to scientists slender dark markings - possibly due to salty water - which may force them to rethink their plans about future explorations of the Red Planet.

90% of Mars` surface mapped in 3D

The high-resolution stereo camera on the European Space Agency`s Mars Express, which completes ten years since launch this June, has mapped nearly 90 percent of Mars` surface.

Mars` Valles Marineris `grandest canyon`

Earth’s Grand Canyon, which inspires awe for anyone who casts eyes upon the vast river-cut valley, would seem nothing more than a scratch next to the cavernous scar of Valles Marineris that marks the face of Mars.