Latest Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Stories
Researchers found networks of narrow ridges in impact craters on Mars that appear to be fossilized remnants of underground cracks through which water once flowed.
A new study, led by the Planetary Science Institute's Senior Scientists Candice Hansen, shows that the spring thaw on Mars leads to a variety of geologic changes on the planet's surface.
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered evidence of a wet underground environment which suggests the planet could have once been home to a groundwater-fed lake.
A larger portion of the Mars surface is covered by clay minerals - a type of rock that typically forms in places where water is present over an extended period of time - than was previously believed.
A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars.
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.
Evidence that the surface of the Red Planet had a watery past is being challenged by scientists after studying rock samples from an old A-bomb test site in the Pacific.
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