Latest Atmosphere of Mars Stories
An instrument that will measure the composition of Mars' upper atmosphere has been integrated into NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft. MAVEN has a scheduled launch date of Nov. 18.
We are learning something new about the red planet almost daily. But what about the weather on our celestial neighbor? One of the most common questions that people have is whether Mars is hot or cold.
Researchers have identified a new class of Martian meteorite that they believe originated from Mars' crust.
Russia has come to an agreement with the ESA member states to take a significant role in planned Red Planet missions in 2016 and 2018.
A team of scientists led by the Carnegie Institution for Science recently studied the hydrogen in water from the interior of Mars and found that Mars was formed from similar building blocks to that of Earth.
Curiosity has been performing scientific experiments while positioned at "Rocknest," a site near Gale Crater. While parked, the rover has ingested and analyzed samples of the atmosphere.
An international team of researchers is examining a meteorite that landed 14 months ago in the Moroccan desert for information about Mars. Traces of the Martian atmosphere were trapped in the Tissint meteorite.
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