Mars

Zhurong Finds its Own Parachute on the Surface of Mars

As of July 23, 2021, China's Mars rover Zhurong has traveled 585 meters across the surface of Mars. And along…

2 days ago

New Images of Mars From China’s Rover

China has released a new series of images that shows the progress their Zhurong rover has made on the Martian…

1 week ago

Potentially More Subsurface Lakes Found on Mars

One of the hardest things to reconcile in science is when new data either complicates or refutes previously findings.  It’s…

3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, There are Other Viable Explanations for the Subsurface Lakes on Mars

A fresh examination of the data obtained by the Mars Express mission has shown that there may not be lakes…

3 weeks ago

China Releases Sound and Video of its Rover Landing

Remember the stunning video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars? The Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) has now released…

4 weeks ago

New Photos and Video Shows China’s Zhurong Rover on the Move

New images from orbit and from Mars’ surface show the Zhurong rover on the move. China’s National Space Administration (CNSA)…

4 weeks ago

This is why Martian Colonists are Going to Wish They had an Atmosphere Above Them

There will be all sorts of risks for any future colonists on Mars, such as extreme weather and temperatures, radiation,…

1 month ago

Iridescent Clouds on Mars Seen by Curiosity

Laying on a grassy field staring at the cloud formations in the sky and coming up with harebrained ideas about…

1 month ago

Clever Trick Used to Clean off InSight’s Solar Panels and Boost its Power

Ever have an idea that was so crazy that it just might work? A few weeks ago, members of the…

2 months ago

Ingenuity’s 6th Flight Didn’t Go So Smoothly

On its sixth flight, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter suffered a bit of a glitch and was forced to land. But…

2 months ago