Mars Express

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…

2 months 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 months 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 months 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…

12 months 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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.…

2 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…

2 years ago

Signs that Ancient Rivers Flowed Across the Surface of Mars, Billions of Years Ago

Billions of years ago, Mars was likely a much warmer and wetter place than the cold, dry, barren world we…

3 years ago

This Crater on Mars Traps the Cold, and Remains Filled With Ice, All Year Round

Just in time for the holidays, the ESO's Mars Express mission revealed a breathtaking image of a Martian crater that…

3 years ago