NASA's rover Opportunity completes Martian marathon in 11 years
NASA's rover Opportunity completes Martian marathon in 11 years

NASA on Thursday announced that its Opportunity Mars rover has covered a record distance of 26.219 miles journey on the Red Planet in just over 11 months.

India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months
India's Mars Orbiter Mission extended by another 6 months

India's Mars Orbiter Mission's (MOM) life has been extended by another six months, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today
Mangalyaan completes six months in Mars orbit today

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New Delhi: India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), lovingly called Mangalyaan on Tuesday completed six months in the red planet's orbit.

Mars One's red planet manned mission delayed by 2 years
Mars One's red planet manned mission delayed by 2 years

Mars One's ambitious mission to send four people to colonise the red planet in 2024, which includes three Indians among its 100 finalists, has been pushed back by two years.

Mars colonist candidate expresses grave doubts about mission
Mars colonist candidate expresses grave doubts about mission

A contender for a one-way mission to Mars says the venture is unrealistic and will not work, according to an essay by the candidate published on Wednesday.

India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24
India's Mars Orbiter likely to remain operational even after March 24

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the country's first inter-planetary expedition, may remain operational even after March 24, 2015.

Mars had ocean with more water than Arctic
Mars had ocean with more water than Arctic

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean but the Red Planet lost 87 per cent of that water to space, a new study has found.

Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA
Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA`s Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.

NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars
NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.

NASA announces winners of first Mars challenge
NASA announces winners of first Mars challenge

NASA has announced the winners of its first Mars Balance Mass Challenge that asked for design ideas for small science and technology payloads that could provide dual purpose as ejectable balance masses on spacecraft entering the Martian atmosphere.

Mineral that has implications for Mars mission identified
Mineral that has implications for Mars mission identified

A mineral that breaks down organic compounds when it is flash-heated has key implications for the Mars Curiosity Mission, scientists reported.

NASA's MAVEN probe completes deep dips on Mars
NASA's MAVEN probe completes deep dips on Mars

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (Maven) spacecraft has completed the first of five deep-dip manoeuvers designed to gather measurements closer to the lower end of the Martian upper atmosphere.

Shortlisted Indian student confident of making it to Mars
Shortlisted Indian student confident of making it to Mars

A 19-year old engineering student, among the three Indians in the short-listed 100 applicants for the one-way trip to Mars in 2024, is brimming with confidence of making it to the red planet.

Meet the Mars one mission volunteer who wants to have baby on 'Red planet'
Meet the Mars one mission volunteer who wants to have baby on 'Red planet'

 An astrophysics student who won a chance to live and die on Mars has revealed that she would love to have a baby on the Red planet.

Mysterious giant clouds spotted on Mars
Mysterious giant clouds spotted on Mars

 Mysterious cloud-like plumes seen reaching high above the surface of Mars have puzzled scientists studying the atmosphere of the Red Planet.

'Cloud' over Mars leaves scientists baffled

Amateur astronomers have spotted two strange, cloud-like plumes high over Mars, deepening the mystery of what constitutes the Red Planet's atmosphere, a study said Monday.

Three Indians among 100 shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars
Three Indians among 100 shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Two women and a man from India have made it to the third round of a one-way trip to Mars in 2024.

Water on Mars more acidic than previously thought
Water on Mars more acidic than previously thought

A new Martian sample taken by NASA's Curiosity rover hints at water that was more acidic than evidenced in its first drill at Mount Sharp - a layered rock record of ancient Martian environment.

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity sending back information after software upgrade
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity sending back information after software upgrade

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New Delhi: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now resumed work after a brief pause to upgrade its software and is now back to work of drilling into Martian soil.

Gully patterns help researchers observe Mars' climate cycle
Gully patterns help researchers observe Mars' climate cycle

The gully patterns have provided a deeper insight into the climate of the "Red planet."