Latest Mars Express Stories
On June 8, mission controllers will have the first opportunity to switch ESA's Rosetta comet-hunter into deep-space hibernation for 31 months.
When engineers come up with a super-strong new material for building shipping containers, trucking trailers and aircraft parts, it is a major challenge to simulate its strength and reliability accurately.
Nine days from now â€“ on March 17 â€“ the MESSENGER spacecraft will execute a 15-minute maneuver that will place it into orbit about Mercury, making it the first craft ever to do so, and initiating a one-year science campaign to understand the innermost planet.
ESA has decided to extend the productive lives of 11 of its operating space science missions.
One of the instruments on a 2016 mission to orbit Mars will provide daily maps of global, pole-to-pole, vertical distributions of the temperature, dust, water vapor and ice clouds in the Martian atmosphere.
ESA and NASA have selected the scientific instruments for their first joint Mars mission.
Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on March 7, 2010, have been released today.
NASA's newest Mars orbiter, completing its fourth year at the Red Planet next week, has just passed a data-volume milestone unimaginable a generation ago and still difficult to fathom: 100 terabits.
ESAâ€™s Mars Express will skim the surface of Marsâ€™ largest moon Phobos on Wednesday evening.
New measurements of ozone in the atmosphere of Mars are being obtained in a coordinated observation campaign with Mars Express and a Hawaiian-based telescope.
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