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Latest Martian surface Stories

meteoric evidence
2014-12-18 16:12:45

NASA and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reservoir of water or ice near its surface.

Martian Geology More Diverse Than Thought
2013-11-18 13:23:57

A new study suggests there may be granite on Mars and posits a theory about how it could have formed there.

Mars Hopper instead of rover
2013-09-24 12:36:21

Researchers are exploring a new type of Martian rover that would hop from location to location rather than move around on wheels like conventional rovers.

Images Beneath Mars Surface
2013-08-12 12:09:33

A newly released image from the ESA offered a groundbreaking peek under the surface of Mars courtesy of the Mars Express orbiter.

ESA Images Mars Largest Volcano
2013-07-05 12:20:47

Recently released images from the European Space Agency's Mars Express revealed new details of the largest known volcano in our solar system, Olympus Mons.

NASA Constructs Billion Pixel Image Of The Red Planet
2013-06-20 09:35:19

NASA is allowing amateur explorers a unique opportunity to explore a section of Mars with a newly developed high-detail image of the Red Planet’s surface. The image, consisting of more than a billion pixels stitched together, was recently taken by the space agency’s Curiosity rover.

Mars Express Helps Develop New Maps Of Red Planet
2013-06-03 12:22:05

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft currently orbiting around the Red Planet has helped develop new global maps.

3-D Image Of Buried Mars Flood Channels
2013-03-08 05:54:03

For the first time ever, new maps of the subsurface of Mars show buried channels below the surface of the planet. These channels suggest evidence of flooding on a planet that has been considered by scientists to be cold and dry for the last 2.5 billion years.

Surface Features of Mars
2013-02-06 16:59:45

For millenia, humans have been fascinated by our reddish planetary neighbor. However, in recent years scientists have developed the equipment to visualize some of the main surface features of Mars.


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