Deimos

Mars’ Moon Deimos

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

8 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…

9 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…

9 years ago

What is Lunar Regolith?

When you're walking around on soft ground, do you notice how your feet leave impressions? Perhaps you've tracked some of…

9 years ago

Curiosity Rover Snaps Photos of Comet Siding Spring, Giant Sunspot and Mars-shine

NASA's Curiosity Rover spends most of its time staring at the ground, but like humans, it looks up once in a while too.…

10 years ago

Making the Case for a Mission to the Martian Moon Phobos

Ask any space enthusiast, and almost anyone will say humankind’s ultimate destination is Mars. But NASA is currently gearing up…

10 years ago

Infographic: Sci-Fi Books That Predicted The Future

A moon rocket thundering from a pad in Florida. Two moons discovered around Mars. Space tourism. These are all things…

10 years ago

Videopalooza Shows Off Phobos Flyby As Moon’s Mysterious Origins Probed

There won't be any pictures out of this close encounter, but the animations sure were spectacular. The European Space Agency's…

10 years ago

Curiosity Spies a Martian Annular Eclipse

It’s always interesting to consider the astronomical goings-on that occur under alien skies. On August 17th, Curiosity wowed us once…

11 years ago

Finding Phobos: Discovery of a Martian Moon

If someone were to ask you when fear was first discovered, you could tell them August 11, 1877. That's when,…

13 years ago