Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain and about as solid as a pile of talcum powder whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.

MAVEN mission tracks streams of satellite-destroying 'solar energy particles'

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission, or MAVEN spacecraft, has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars and produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet.

Comet Siding Spring: India repositions its Mars spacecraft 'Mangalyaan'
Comet Siding Spring: India repositions its Mars spacecraft 'Mangalyaan'

Mangalyaan has been repositioned as a precautionary measure against the Comet Siding Spring, that is expected to come within about 87,000 miles of the Red Planet on October 19.

MIT researchers cast doubts on feasibility of Mars One mission
MIT researchers cast doubts on feasibility of Mars One mission

MIT researchers have analysed Mars One's plan to create a human colony on the Red Planet by 2025 and found that the settlers may face deadly problems, including suffocation and starvation.

 'Mars One' not ready to colonise humans on Red Planet
'Mars One' not ready to colonise humans on Red Planet

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have questioned the technical feasibility of the 'Mars One' project that aims to establish the first human colony on the Red Planet by 2025.

Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos
Mangalyaan tweets video of Mars satellite Phobos

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New Delhi: After scripting history in space, India's Mars Orbiter Mission has now tweeted a video of the Red Planet's satellite Phobos.

Mars-like environment on Earth clue to life on Red Planet
Mars-like environment on Earth clue to life on Red Planet

The search for life on Mars has now got a new twist as researchers believe that a study of Mars-like environment on the Earth could help them better understand the clues to life on the Red Planet.

Mangalyaan sends its first 3D image of Mars
Mangalyaan sends its first 3D image of Mars

India's Mars Orbiter Mission, lovingly called Mangalyaan, has sent back its first 3D image of the Red Planet captured by its cameras onboard the satellite, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Meet the 13-year-old girl who could end up being first human on Mars
Meet the 13-year-old girl who could end up being first human on Mars

A 13-year-old girl from Louisiana could be the first human to be on Mars.

NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions
NASA and ISRO join hands for future Mars missions

NASA and ISRO have agreed to cooperate on future explorations of Mars, which America believes will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.

Mangalyaan captures 3D image of Mars - See Pic
Mangalyaan captures 3D image of Mars - See Pic

After scripting history in space, India's Mars Orbiter Mission has now captured a 3D image of Mars.

US, India to collaborate on Mars exploration

India and the US, after sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit, have now agreed to cooperate on future explorations of the Red Planet, which America said will yield "tangible benefits" to both the countries and the world at large.

Mangalyaan's camera captures dust storm over northern hemisphere of Mars
Mangalyaan's camera captures dust storm over northern hemisphere of Mars

Now MOM'S camera has captured yet another regional dust storm over the Northern hemisphere of Mars and posted about the same via a tweet on the Micro-blogging site.

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp
Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled the first sample-collection hole in Mount Sharp, a layered mountain in Mars.

Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars?
Is that a 'traffic signal' on Mars?

Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet? NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has clicked a picture on the Martian surface that resembles a “traffic signal”.

Mangalyaan sends first photo of Mars, says view is nice
Mangalyaan sends first photo of Mars, says view is nice

After scripting history in space on Wednesday, India's Mangalyaan has sent five beautiful and high quality pictures of Mars captured by its cameras onboard the satellite.

India's successful Mars mission 'significant milestone' for the country: NASA
India's successful Mars mission 'significant milestone' for the country: NASA

The US space agency NASA on Wednesday termed India's successful maiden Mars mission as a “significant milestone” for the country.

Space feat: Kerala to felicitate ISRO team

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the state government will honour ISRO chairman K. Radhakrishnan and his team for the unique achievement of India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).

Nuke scientist AQ Khan slams Pak politicians after India's successful Mars Mission
Nuke scientist AQ Khan slams Pak politicians after India's successful Mars Mission

India on Wednesday made history by becoming the first country in the world to enter the Martian orbit in its maiden attempt.

Mars Orbiter Mission: Text of Narendra Modi's congratulatory speech
Mars Orbiter Mission: Text of Narendra Modi's congratulatory speech

An elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described as "historic" India's "spectacular" success in reaching Mars in the maiden attempt, saying the country has dared to reach out into the unknown and achieved the near impossible.