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MARS NEWS

NASA’s InSight Mars lander takes one last selfie

May 25, 2022 4:30 pm

NASA's InSight team expects the lander to become inoperative by December; concluding a mission that has detected more than 1,300 marsquakes and located the most quake-prone regions of the Red Planet.

NASA announces early plan to send astronauts to Mars

May 25, 2022 6:01 pm

NASA is calling on industry, academia, international communities and other stakeholders to provide input on its early plan for a mission to Mars.

Examination of meteorite from Mars reveals limited water exposure

May 16, 2022 4:33 pm

To find out whether there were any major hydrothermal systems where the meteorite was on Mars, the researchers used neutron and X-ray tomography.

Digging Deep: Mars could have had liquid oceans two billion years ago

May 13, 2022 12:44 pm

Mars could have had its own liquid oceans over two billion years ago, suggests a new study by the University of Paris.

Explained: What is a 'marsquake', and what causes it?

May 11, 2022 11:57 am

On May 4, NASA's InSight lander detected a quake on Mars, the largest ever observed on another planet. What is a 'marsquake', and what causes it?

Special kinds of rocks on Mars hints at violent volcanic eruptions: Study

May 02, 2022 8:02 pm

Researchers have determined that the olivine-rich bedrock in the Gusev crater and in and around the Jezero crater on Mars may be a special type of rock called “ignimbrite”, which forms due to violent volcanic eruptions.

Meteorites from Mars, outer space land on Christie's auction block

February 25, 2022 10:14 pm

"A seven-inch hole marks where the meteorite punctured the roof," Christie's said in the treasure's description

Mars had liquid water 2 billion years ago: study

January 29, 2022 8:37 am

The salt deposits provide the first mineral evidence for the presence of liquid water on Mars.

Bouncing boulders point to quakes on Mars

January 26, 2022 4:11 pm

Since 2019, hundreds of marsquakes have been detected by NASA’s InSight lander, and two of the largest occurred last year in the Cerberus Fossae region.

Not liquid water, there's volcanic rock under Mars’ south pole: Study

January 26, 2022 2:42 pm

The team used the data from Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS), a multi-frequency radar sounder on board the Mars Express spacecraft.

MARS PHOTOS

Here are stunning pictures of Mars, captured by NASA's Perseverance rover

February 21, 2021 7:28 pm

Take a look at the first images of planet Mars captured by NASA's science rover Perseverance minutes before it successfully landed on its dusty red surface.

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

September 29, 2015 2:21 pm

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'

August 18, 2015 9:47 pm

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

September 27, 2014 3:53 pm

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

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