19 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Opportunity rover just experienced its 5000th sunrise on Mars and is still revealing things about the Martian surface.
14 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
When the Mars 2020 arrives on the surface of the Red Planet, it will be carrying a piece of a Martian meteorite with it
esa, ExoMars, Mars
5 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
In the past few months, the ExoMars orbiter has been conducting aerobraking maneuvers that have brought it steadily closer to assuming its final orbit around the Red Planet.
Curiosity, Mars, Mars Science Laboratory
1 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Curiosity rover recently reached another milestone, having spent over 2000 days on Mars. In this time, it has revealed some amazing things about the history of the Red Planet.
Mars, NASA, Planetary Formation
26 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
NASA’s InSight lander will launch in May 2018, NASA has announced. InSight will study the interior structure of Mars to learn how it, and other rocky planets, formed and evolved.
Astrobiology, Mars, Solar System
19 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Researchers at McGill University are developing what they call the Life Detection Platform, a compact, robotic, energy-efficient system for detecting life on other worlds.
13 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A recent study based on data from multiple orbiters indicates that Mars has multiple sheets of subsurface ice, and they run deep!
13 Dec , 2017 by Matt Williams
Having survived its eight winter in a row, the Opportunity rover continues to operate long past its original, anticipated lifespan.
Geology, HiRISE, Mars
22 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey has revealed that recurring slope lineae on Mars could be the result of granular flows and not flowing water.
10 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by a team of Russian scientists has found that microorganisms on Mars can survive the tough conditions, even near the surface.
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