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Mars One project: Swiss firm aims to establish permanent human settlement on the Red Planet!

Mars One project: Swiss firm aims to establish permanent human settlement on the Red Planet!

The Mars One project is the brainchild of two entities: the Dutch not-for-profit Mars One Foundation and a British public limited company Mars One Ventures.

Deep canyons on Mars discovered to be carved out by liquid water triggered by climate change!

Deep canyons on Mars discovered to be carved out by liquid water triggered by climate change!

The researchers suggest that a glacier-covered early Mars may have experienced long warm periods, lasting up to 10 million years at a time, caused by a thick atmosphere of carbon dioxide and hydrogen.

NASA to work with UAE on Mars probe

NASA to work with UAE on Mars probe

The US space agency NASA will work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency

ISRO seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2 following Mangalyaan's success

ISRO seeking scientific proposals for Mars Orbiter Mission-2 following Mangalyaan's success

A call for proposals through an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) has been made within India to seek proposal for scientific experiments for Mars Orbiters Mission-2.

ExoMars space programme needs an extra 400mn euros

ExoMars space programme needs an extra 400mn euros

The two-part mission saw a spacecraft successfully placed into orbit in mid-October, but a companion lander designed to pave the way for a mobile-lab rover in 2020 smashed into the planet`s surface.

Schiaparelli Mars Lander probably crashed due to sensor failure, says ESA

Schiaparelli Mars Lander probably crashed due to sensor failure, says ESA

Announcing the preliminary finding in a report released November 23, ESA said a sensor failure led to malfunction and the crash of the Mars lander.

Mangalyaan's photo of Red Planet appears in National Geographic cover

Mangalyaan's photo of Red Planet appears in National Geographic cover

India's maiden mission to Mars, which completed three years in orbit this week, has found place on the cover of the venerable National Geographic magazine, known for its high quality images.

Scientists claim Red planet too dry to be habitable

Scientists claim Red planet too dry to be habitable

Mars is the only target outside Earth which has been searched for life extensively but a team of researchers has found that it is too dry to be habitable and without water, it is impossible for humans to survive.

Mars 'funnel' could host ingredients for habitability

Mars 'funnel' could host ingredients for habitability

The depression was probably formed by a volcano beneath a glacier and could have been a warm, chemical-rich environment well suited for microbial life.
 

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures beautiful wind-carved rock on the Red Planet! - See pic

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures beautiful wind-carved rock on the Red Planet! - See pic

These features, called yardangs, are aligned with the prevailing wind direction.

NASA's Curiosity captures strange rock on Mars surface; scientists confirm it's an iron meteorite! - See pic

NASA's Curiosity captures strange rock on Mars surface; scientists confirm it's an iron meteorite! - See pic

Laser-zapping of the globular, golf-ball-size object confirmed that it is an iron-nickel meteorite fallen from the Red Planet's sky.

 Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

The European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander that was expected to touch down on Red planet's surface on Wednesday is still untraceable.

 Robotic exploration of Mars: Robot explorers headed for Red Planet quest

Robotic exploration of Mars: Robot explorers headed for Red Planet quest

Europe will send a tiny lander on a scorching, supersonic tumble to Mars on Wednesday and place a gas-sniffing probe in orbit around the Red Planet in a daring quest with Russia for extraterrestrial life.

NASA's MAVEN gives unprecedented ultraviolet views of Mars! (Watch)

NASA's MAVEN gives unprecedented ultraviolet views of Mars! (Watch)

New images from MAVEN show the ultraviolet glow from the Martian atmosphere in unprecedented detail, revealing dynamic, previously invisible behavior. 

 NASA scientists using 'Martian gardens' to find best plants to grow on Red planet

NASA scientists using 'Martian gardens' to find best plants to grow on Red planet

One major challenge for human journey to Mars will be determining how to pack enough food for astronauts for these kinds of extended missions.

Watch video: Meet RASSOR – NASA's new robot to dig up the Martian soils!

Watch video: Meet RASSOR – NASA's new robot to dig up the Martian soils!

The device is designed in such a way that it can perform its tasks without the use of high amounts of traction to stay in place.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's plan to colonise Mars - 1,000 passenger spaceships flying to the Red Planet (Watch)

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's plan to colonise Mars - 1,000 passenger spaceships flying to the Red Planet (Watch)

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday unveiled his highly ambitious plans to send humans to Mars, using a massive rocket and a fleet of spaceships to achieve a self-sustaining population on the Red Planet this century.

Alien technology, Roman relics and more: UFO hunters claim extraterrestrial presence on Mars in this video!

Alien technology, Roman relics and more: UFO hunters claim extraterrestrial presence on Mars in this video!

The Martian terrain has always been the center of attention for UFO hunters for possible alien sightings.