Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

New layers of water ice have been found beneath Mars’ North Pole

A new study has found evidence of glacier of water ice beneath Mars' north pole, enough to cover the entire…

1 year ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 24, 2019 – Nathaniel Putzig and Gareth Morgan of the Shallow Radar (SHARAD) Sounder Team on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Pamela Gay (astronomycast.com / cosmoquest.org / @starstryder) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier…

1 year ago

This is a Dust Devil… on Mars

We live in a time when our spacecraft orbiting Mars at an altitude of about 300 km. can snap photos…

2 years ago

These Streaks on Mars Could be Flowing Sand, not Water

A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey has revealed that recurring slope lineae on Mars could be the result…

3 years ago

Old Mars Odyssey Data Indicates Presence of Ice Around Martian Equator

After re-examining old data from the Mars Odyssey mission, a team of scientists has found evidence for the presence of…

3 years ago

What Made this Mysterious Pit on Mars? Impact Crater or Natural Collapse?

An unusual pit on the surface of Mars is a bit of a mystery to scientists: is it the result…

3 years ago

Ever Wondered What Final Approach To Mars Might Feel Like?

We’ve posted several ‘flyover’ videos of Mars that use data from spacecraft. But this video might be the most spectacular…

4 years ago

Get Away From It All with these Amazing DTM Views of Mars

By day, Kevin Gill is a software engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. But on nights and weekends he takes…

4 years ago

Outstanding Opportunity Rover Making ‘Amazing New Discoveries’ 13 Years After Mars Touchdown – Scientist Tells UT

NASA’s truly outstanding Opportunity rover continues “making new discoveries about ancient Mars” as she commemorates 13 Years since bouncing to…

4 years ago

JPL Needs Citizen Scientists To Hunt Martian Polygonal Ridges

NASA is seeking citizen-scientists to help them identify ridge formations on Mars, which could help us to understanding at the…

4 years ago