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NASA's Opportunity captures breathtaking view above 'Perseverance Valley' on Mars

NASA's Opportunity captures breathtaking view above 'Perseverance Valley' on Mars

As per NASA, the scene includes a broad notch in the crest of the crater's rim, which may have been a spillway where water or ice or wind flowed over the rim and into the crater. 

NASA's Hubble captures Mars' tiny moon Phobos photobombing the Red Planet! - Watch video

NASA's Hubble captures Mars' tiny moon Phobos photobombing the Red Planet! - Watch video

NASA says that Hubble wasn't aiming for Phobos, but its observations were intended to photograph Mars, and the moon's cameo appearance was a bonus.

No commands to Mars rovers, orbiters later this month: NASA

No commands to Mars rovers, orbiters later this month: NASA

Data will keep coming from Mars to Earth, although loss or corruption of some bits is anticipated and the data will be retransmitted later.

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos receives first Buzz Aldrin Space Innovation Award from Apollo 11 moonwalker

Aldrin, 87, established the Apollo 11 Anniversary Gala to commemorate his moon mission, which blasted off at 13:32:00 UTC from Kennedy Space Center 48 years ago on July 16, 1969. 

Are there worms on Martian surface? NASA image reveals bizarre subsurface patterns on red planet!

Are there worms on Martian surface? NASA image reveals bizarre subsurface patterns on red planet!

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured some breathtaking images of the Mars where a worm-like fissures were blanketing the floor of a mysterious crater on the surface of the red planet.

4 Delhi students among winners in Mars Art Contest 2017

4 Delhi students among winners in Mars Art Contest 2017

Four students from Delhi secured second and third positions in the US-based Mars Society's international "Student Mars Art (SMArt) Contest 2017", where they depicted a phase of humanity's future on the planet Mars, from first landing to full settlement.

Presence of toxic chemicals on Mars can wipe out living organisms, alien life

Presence of toxic chemicals on Mars can wipe out living organisms, alien life

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in the UK investigated the behaviour of chemical compounds, called perchlorates, which are found on the surface of Mars.

NASA's MRO captures breathtaking view of ancient 'lava falls' on Mars

NASA's MRO captures breathtaking view of ancient 'lava falls' on Mars

The image was captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and reveals the incredible structures left behind, in a region reminiscent of Niagara Falls.

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a "walkabout" survey of the area above it.

Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

Up above Mars so high: NASA's MRO captures Curiosity scaling the Martian surface! - See pic

The image was taken on June 5, 2017, two months before the fifth anniversary of Curiosity's landing near Mount Sharp on Aug. 5 PDT (Aug. 6, 2017, EDT and Universal Time).

Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

Stephen Hawking urges Moon landing by 2020, Mars by 2025, to uplift humanity

He is convinced that humans need to leave Earth if they have to survive for another million years.

Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

Mangalyaan, India's first Mars mission, completes 1,000 Earth days in Martian orbit

The spacecraft is expected to circle the planet for another five years as it has still got about 15kg of fuel left.

NASA’s MAVEN reveals how Sun stripped Mars' atmosphere

NASA’s MAVEN reveals how Sun stripped Mars' atmosphere

Since its launched in November 2013, MAVEN has come up with multiple discoveries, revealing how the Sun stripped Mars of most of its atmosphere.

Shifting home to MARS could soon be possible, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Shifting home to MARS could soon be possible, says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Musk, who has outlined his vision for a self-sustaining city on the red planet, believes that human colonies on Mars could be built within our lifetime.

Reproduction in space 'a concerning matter'; babies born on other planets could be 'vastly different'!

Reproduction in space 'a concerning matter'; babies born on other planets could be 'vastly different'!

The point he put forward was that if humans are seeking long-term settlement in deep space, sex cannot be forgotten.

NASA rover finds diverse minerals in Martian rocks

NASA rover finds diverse minerals in Martian rocks

Curiosity landed near Mount Sharp in Gale Crater in August 2012. It reached the base of the mountain in 2014. Layers of rocks at the base of Mount Sharp accumulated as sediment within ancient lakes around 3.5 billion years ago. 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj outwits Twitter user who sought help 'from Mars'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj outwits Twitter user who sought help 'from Mars'

Sushma Swaraj is known for using the social media to reach out to Indians in dire situations and help them.

Man tells Sushma Swaraj that he is stuck on Mars; minister's chucklesome reply is viral now

Man tells Sushma Swaraj that he is stuck on Mars; minister's chucklesome reply is viral now

Sushma Swaraj`s personalised engagement with people on Twitter is among the primary reasons for her popularity on the social media platform.

Mars astronauts at increased risk of cancer

Mars astronauts at increased risk of cancer

Previous studies have shown the health risks from galactic cosmic ray exposure to astronauts include cancer, central nervous system effects, cataracts, circulatory diseases and acute radiation syndromes. 

Microbial life on Mars? Ancient lake on Red Planet shows evidence of existence!

Microbial life on Mars? Ancient lake on Red Planet shows evidence of existence!

Curiosity's primary goal when it landed inside Gale Crater in 2012 was to determine whether Mars has ever offered environmental conditions favourable for microbial life.