Latest Atmosphere of Mars Stories
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.
Although lately it has been snapping images of Curiosity and its landing remnants, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data has given scientists the clearest evidence yet of carbon dioxide snowfalls on Mars.
Curiosity beams back strong, clear data from ‘scour’ area on Martian surface
New research suggests meteorites may be the culprit behind how methane became present in the atmosphere of Mars.
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