Deimos

The Best Evidence for Life on Mars Might be Found on its Moons

The search for Martian life has been ongoing for decades.  Various landers and rovers have searched for biosignatures or other…

3 months ago

Phobos and Deimos: Two Moons, From One Source?

Running the clock back on the enigmatic pair of Martian moons Phobos and Deimos gives researchers insight to their possible…

9 months ago

Evidence that Mars Used to Have a Ring

Mars only has two moons: Phobos and Deimos. They're strange, for moons, little more than lumpy, potato-shaped chunks of rock.…

1 year ago

Want To Explore Mars? Send Humans To The Moons Of Mars First: Phobos And Deimos

Humans to Mars. That’s the plan right? The problem is that sending humans down to the surface of Mars is…

2 years ago

Mars Odyssey Reveals Phobos Using THEMIS

NASA's aging 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter recently snapped some unique views of the twin moons Phobos and Deimos, in an…

3 years ago

Saturn Photobombs a Picture of the Martian Moon Phobos

While taking pictures of the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos, the Mars Express probe also captures pictures of Saturn in…

4 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 428: The Moons of Mars

We begin a miniseries on Mars. How many episodes will we do? Who knows? But we start today with a…

5 years ago

Mars’ Moon Deimos

The smaller of Mars' two moons - Deimos - is a strange mysterious satellite. And while its origins are still…

5 years ago

How Many Moons Does Mars Have?

Many of the planets in our Solar System have a system of moons. But among the rocky planets that make…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 13, 2015: Daniel Stern, Project Scientist on NuSTAR

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Daniel Stern, Project Scientist on NuSTAR. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Alessondra…

6 years ago