Mars Reconaissance Orbiter

Dust Storms on Mars Continue to Make the Planet Drier

Combining data from three Mars orbiter missions, a team of scientists have found undeniably proof that regional dust storms are…

1 year ago

Mars is Still an Active World. Here’s a Landslide in Nili Fossae

A image released by the MRO mission shows a landslide near the location where the Perseverance rover will land, illustrating…

2 years ago

As the Martian Dust Storm Subsides, There’s Still No Word From Opportunity

The Martian dust storm that has been raging for months finally appears to be subsiding, though it will still be…

4 years ago

A Meteoroid Smashed Into the Side of a Crater on Mars and Then Started a Landslide

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) recently captured an image of an impact crater on Mars that triggered an avalanche that…

4 years ago

The Ever-Working Mars Orbiter Passes 50,000 Orbits

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed 50,000 orbits. It has now imaged over 99% of the Martian surface.

6 years ago

New Analysis of Clay Deposits in Ancient Martian Lakes

[/caption] Mars was once a much wetter world than it is now, with hot springs, rivers, lakes and perhaps even…

11 years ago

Does Mars Still Shake, Rattle and Roll?

[/caption] Compared to Earth, Mars is a relatively quiet planet, geologically speaking. Actually,¬†very¬†quiet, as in pretty much dead. While it…

11 years ago

Huge Dust Devil on Mars Captured in Action

[/caption] Mars orbiters, rovers and landers have all captured devils in action before. But this latest shot is a whopper…

11 years ago