Mars

Ingenuity is Doing Surprisingly Well

After months of extreme cold, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter appears to be back in working order.

1 month ago

Curiosity Finds Another Metal Meteorite on Mars

MSL Curiosity is going about its business exploring Mars. The high-tech rover is currently exploring the sulphate-bearing unit on Mt.…

2 months ago

Mars Ingenuity Kicks up a Surprising Amount of Dust Every Time it Lands

Based on all the dust Ingenuity helicopter kicked up, a team of researchers has completed the first real-world study of…

2 months ago

A Martian Meteorite Contains Organic Compounds. The Raw Ingredients for Life?

In a recent study published in Sciences Advances, an international team of scientists led by the Technical University of Munich…

2 months ago

Europe Will be Building the Transfer Arm for the Mars Sample Return Mission

Now that the Perseverance rover has dropped off ten regolith and rock sample tubes for a future sample return mission…

2 months ago

Study Shows How Cells Could Help Artemis Astronauts Exercise

New research aims to ensure astronauts' health by mimicking the human body's response to exercise.

2 months ago

Instead of Building Structures on Mars, we Could Grow Them With the Help of Bacteria

A new process that combines bacteria and lichen could "grow" bricks from Martian soil. The proposal selected for development by…

2 months ago

New Nuclear Rocket Design to Send Missions to Mars in Just 45 Days

NASA's Advanced Innovation Concepts (NAIC) program selected a new type of bimodal nuclear propulsion that could allow for missions to…

2 months ago

China Unable to Reestablish Contact With its Zhurong Mars Rover

China‚Äôs National Space Administration (CNSA) has been hoping to reestablish communications with the Zhurong Mars rover, but so far, their…

3 months ago

Mars Has Bizarre Dunes Thanks to its Low Atmospheric Pressure and Strange Winds

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, an international team of researchers led by Stanford University used artificial intelligence…

3 months ago