Latest Exploration of Mars Stories
NASA has announced that they are currently accepting applications from researchers hoping to have their science and exploration technology instruments become part of the payload of the US space agency’s next Mars rover.
A new finding using data obtained from NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed that the Red Planet's environment lacks methane.
Most people have someone they know who has a job they are a little envious of, but there are few people in this world who have careers that even some of the most coveted positioned people envy — driving a rover on Mars.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is switching from one motion-sensing device to a duplicate unit onboard.
Newly released images from the European Space Agency (ESA) show how water and other natural forces shaped craters and other surface features on Mars.
This weekend, BBC News and Imperial College London will treat BBC viewers to a five-part television series depicting how a manned mission to Mars might unfold.
NASA's Curiosity rover has helped bring in some new insights about how Mars lost its original atmosphere.
The Planet Mars -- in astronomy, 4th planet from the sun, with an orbit next in order beyond that of the earth. Physical Characteristics Mars has a striking red appearance, and in its most favorable position for viewing, when it is opposite the sun, it is twice as bright as Sirius, the brightest star. Mars has a diameter of 4,200 mi (6,800 km), just over half the diameter of the earth, and its mass is only 11% of the earth's mass. The planet has a very thin atmosphere consisting...
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