Mars

Mars Might Have Lost its Water Quickly

Mars is an arid place, and aside from a tiny amount of water vapour in the atmosphere, all water exists…

1 week ago

A High Resolution, Cross-Eyed Look at the Entire Surface of Mars

A group of amateur and professional astronomers have collaborated to create what may be the highest resolution global map of…

1 week ago

There Might Be Water On All Rocky Planets

If you asked someone who was reasonably scientifically literate how Earth got its water, they'd likely tell you it came…

2 weeks ago

The Driest Place on Earth Could Help Predict How Life Might be Surviving on Mars

Scientist find microbes in clay deposits beneath the Atacama desert, a good sign for missions looking for life on Mars

3 weeks ago

One of the Terms of Service For Starlink is that You “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet”

In May of 2019, SpaceX began launching its Starlink constellation with the launch of its first 60 satellites. To date,…

3 weeks ago

One Mars Trojan asteroid has the same chemical signature as the Earth’s moon

Mars has a trojan asteroid that could be a captured rock from the surface of the Moon.

3 weeks ago

This is What Perseverance’s Landing Site Looked Like Billions of Years Ago. See Why it’s Such a Compelling Target?

Today is a milestone in NASA's Perseverance mission to Mars. At 1:40 pm Pacific time today, the rover will have…

1 month ago

InSight’s ‘Mole’ is Now Completely buried!

It's been a long road for InSight's Mole. InSight landed on Mars almost two years ago, in November 2018. While…

2 months ago

Summer is Dust Devil Time on Mars

Just like Earth, Mars undergoes seasonal changes due to its axial tilt. And while summer heat on Mars can’t compare…

2 months ago

China’s Mars-bound Tianwen-1 Takes a Selfie

The CNSA (Chinese National Space Agency) has released an image of its Tianwen-1 spacecraft to coincide with the National Day…

2 months ago