Mars Express

The Deepest Known Canyon in the Solar System, Seen From Space

Solar system worlds beyond Earth have amazing surface features. Thanks to planetary science missions, we see images of canyons, craters,…

3 weeks ago

The Scientific Debate Rages on: Is there Water Under Mars’ South Pole?

There's no surface water on Mars now, but there was a long time ago. If you ask most people interested…

7 months ago

Bad News. Those Underground Lakes on Mars? They’re Probably Just Frozen Clay

If you were planning an ice-fishing trip to the Martian south pole and its sub-surface lakes observed by radar in…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Mars Express Finds Even More Ponds of Water Under the Ground on Mars

A reexamination of data obtained by the Mars Express probe has found more evidence of stable bodies of water beneath…

2 years ago

There’s One Cloud on Mars That’s Over 1800 km Long

Mars' massive cloud is back. Every year during Mars' summer solstice, a cloud of water ice forms on the leeward…

2 years ago

Take a Flight Over Korolev Crater on Mars

We love flyover videos from other worlds. These stunning videos, created from imagery gathered by orbiting spacecraft, can give us…

2 years ago

Planet Mars, From Pole to Pole

A new image from the ESA's Mars Express Orbiter shows exactly how different regions in Mars are from one another.…

3 years ago

Mars Express Saw the Same Methane Spike that Curiosity Detected from the Surface of Mars

If you're not a chemist, an astrobiologist, or a scientist of any sort, and that includes most of us, then…

3 years ago