Mars Dust Storms

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Withstands Another Harsh Winter on Mars

Having survived its eight winter in a row, the Opportunity rover continues to operate long past its original, anticipated lifespan.

6 years ago

What is the Weather like on Mars?

Martian weather is both fascinating and extreme, involving such things as dry ice snows, planet-wide dust storms, and aurorae.

7 years ago

The Orbit of Mars. How Long is a Year on Mars?

Mars and Earth have many similarities, but the length of a year is not one of them! Compared to Earth,…

8 years ago

India’s MOM Snaps Spectacular Portrait of New Home – the Red Planet

MOM is truly something special. For her latest eye popping feat, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has snapped the first…

10 years ago

Mars Dust Storm Likely Not Going Global

A regional dust storm visible in the southern hemisphere of Mars in this nearly global mosaic of observations made by…

11 years ago

HiRISE Clocks Hurricane Speed Winds In Martian Dust Devils

[/caption] "It's early morning and the Sun comes out..." And from no where a huge Martian dust devil shakes its…

13 years ago