Latest Martian surface Stories
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.
A new study suggests there may be granite on Mars and posits a theory about how it could have formed there.
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.
A newly released image from the ESA offered a groundbreaking peek under the surface of Mars courtesy of the Mars Express orbiter.
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 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.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft currently orbiting around the Red Planet has helped develop new global maps.
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.
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.
- 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.