Mars News

NASA photographs Mars InSight lander from space

The HiRISE aboard Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted Martian landscape and ground around the lander.

NASA's InSight lander flexes its robotic arm on Mars

The arm will first use its Instrument Deployment Camera, located on its elbow, to take photos of the terrain in front of the lander, NASA said.


Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow NASA's InSight

What makes Mars so compelling — for robotic and, eventually, human exploration — is its relatively easy access, said InSight's lead scientist, Bruce Banerdt of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA's Mars CubeSat success paves way for smaller deep space probes

NASA's InSight probe, that successfully landed on Mars today, will help create even lighter payloads for future planetary probes.

NASA’s InSight mission has touched down on Mars to study the red planet’s deep secrets

InSight’s primary mission on the surface is to last nearly two years.

InSight lander will add to humans' long fascination with Mars

By studying the preserved heart of Mars, InSight can teach us how our solar system's rocky planets formed 4 1/2 billion years ago and why they turned out so different.


ESA probe beams unveils Mars landscape shaped by water, wind and ice

As with much of the surrounding environment, and despite Mars' reputation as a dry, arid world today, water is believed to have played a key role in sculpting Nili Fossae via ongoing erosion.

Rolling stones left strange grooves on Mars moon: Study

Phobos' grooves, which are visible across most of the moon's surface, were first glimpsed in the 1970s by NASA's Mariner and Viking missions.

ESA-Roscosmos Mars rover's landing spot revealed

The rover will drill into the surface of the Red Planet to search for evidence of ancient life after it lands there in 2021.

Scientists convert data from Mars sunrise to musical piece

Mars Soundscapes, created from images captured by NASA's Opportunity rover, will be presented at the Supercomputing SC18 Conference in Dallas on November 13.

Mars Photos

NASA confirms Mars has water: Here is a closer look at some pictures

NASA has confirmed evidence of water on Mars in an important discovery. Check out some stunning pictures of the red planet which have hinted at evidence of war on Mars earlier

Ten 'breathtaking pictures from India's Mars orbiter'

ISRO's Pictures from Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard India’s Mars Orbiter Spacecraft.


TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

Two space probes hog the limelight this week with ISRO's Mangalyaan and NASA's MAVEN entering the Martian orbit.