Latest Malin Space Science Systems Stories
Light-colored mounds of a mineral deposited on a volcanic cone more than three billion years ago may preserve evidence of one of the most recent habitable microenvironments on Mars.
A growing bounty of images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals that the timing of new activity in one type of the enigmatic gullies on Mars implicates carbon-dioxide frost, rather than water, as the agent causing fresh flows of sand.
The High Resolution Stereo Color Imager, or HiSCI, is designed to uncover interactions between the surface and the atmosphere on the Red Planet.
A downward-pointing camera on the front-left side of NASA's Curiosity rover will give adventure fans worldwide an unprecedented sense of riding a spacecraft to a landing on Mars.
NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provide viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.
WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provides viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.
Planetary scientists have uncovered telltale signs of water on Mars â€” frozen and liquid â€” in the earliest period of the Red Planetâ€™s history.
It was ten years ago that NASA announced the discovery of photographs revealing gullies on the surface of Mars, something that suggested water might still be flowing on the surface of the planet.
The king of 3D, â€œAvatarâ€ director James Cameron, is helping NASA build a high-resolution camera that will bring 3D technology to the next-generation Mars rover.
Malin Space Science Systems Inc, San Diego, has delivered the two cameras for the Mast Camera instrument that will be the science-imaging workhorse of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, to be launched next year.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.