Mars Express

Martian Green Nightglow Seen for the First Time

The ESA's ExoMars mission just observed nightglow in Mars' atmosphere, a phenomenon that also happens on Earth.

6 months ago

Over 100 Million Years Ago, Olympus Mons Had a Massive Landslide

While the surface of Mars looks relatively unchanging now, it wasn’t always so. The tallest mountain in the Solar System…

9 months ago

Missed the Mars Livestream? Here's the Video

When a mission to Mars reaches 20 years of service, that’s definitely reason to celebrate. ESA’s Mars Express celebrated by…

12 months ago

20 Years of Mars Express Images Helped Build This Mosaic of the Red Planet

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Mars Express mission, the ESA has released a stunning color mosaic image of…

12 months ago

New Photos Show Collapsed Chains of Craters on a Martian Volcano

Most everyone is familiar with Olympus Mons, the largest volcano on Mars and also the largest in the Solar System.…

1 year ago

Many Clouds on Mars are Driven by Dust, not Water

One of the benefits of having a cluster of satellites orbiting another planet is that scientists can then analyze that…

1 year ago

Mars Express Watched Deimos Pass in Front of Jupiter and its Moons

That’s no moon … wait … yes, it is, and more! ESA’s Mars Express has captured an unusual and rare…

2 years ago

Underground Liquid Water Detected on Mars? Maybe not

New research from Cornell University shows that radar reading from Mars' South Pole region may not have been caused by…

2 years ago

Want to Live on Mars? Here's Where the Water is

By combining data from the Mars Express and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a team of researchers has produced a map of…

2 years ago

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,…

2 years ago