Latest Atmosphere of Mars Stories
Curiosity is wrapping up its first Martian year on the surface of the Red Planet today, marking a successful 687 Earth days having already accomplished its primary goal by determining that the world was once home to conditions capable of supporting living microbes.
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Curiosity rover will complete a Martian year -- 687 Earth days -- on June 24, having accomplished the mission's main goal of
Using ultraviolet and infrared imaging techniques, scientists have discovered that the Martian atmosphere contains particulate matter in two distinct sizes.
Later this year, comet Siding Spring will have a very close brush with Mars. That brush will be so close, in fact, that it lead scientists to worry about the safety of the three spacecraft currently orbiting the planet.
Martian meteorites that fell to Earth are revealing secrets of an early atmosphere on Mars that is hidden in the chemical signatures of each ancient rock. Geologists, who collected and studied 40 of these otherworldly rocks, have found an important key...
Data will help scientists read Curiosity Mars rover samples for signs of life, says UMD coauthor of study published today in Nature. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014
How can a sensor for analyzing the atmosphere of Mars help us to cut greenhouse emissions on Earth? By going where no human or machine has been before.
Newly released data from the Curiosity rover indicate that Martian radiation levels are very close to being acceptable for future manned missions to the surface of the Red Planet.
NASA said that three of its instruments built at the Goddard Space Flight Center were all running three experiments of the same kind at different places in space.
A NASA rocket being sent up to study the atmosphere of Venus is slated for launch on Monday.
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