MRO

Dusty Snow on Mars Could be Melting Just Below the Surface

Dust on Mars gets everywhere - including on top of ice deposited during one of Mars’ previous ice ages.  Just…

3 weeks ago

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…

4 weeks ago

How Old is the Ice at Mars’ North Pole?

Using data from the MRO's HiRISE camera, a team of researchers from UC Boulder have provided a starting point for…

7 months ago

What’s Causing Those Landslides on Mars? Maybe Underground Salt and Melting Ice

Changes in Mar’s geography always attract significant scientific and even public attention.  A hope for signs of liquid water (and…

8 months 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…

8 months ago

Another Incredible Picture of Mars, This Time From a Region Just Outside Valles Marineris

An image taken by the MROs HiRISE camera showcases the types of terrain around part of Mars' Valles Marineris canyon…

2 years ago

A Meteor Smashed Into Mars in 2005, Making this Crater

NASA has repeatedly imaged the Martian surface, and sometimes a feature appears that wasn't there in prior images. That's what…

2 years ago

This is the Spot Where ESA’s Schiaparelli Crashed Into Mars

The MRO's HiRISE camera recently snapped fresh images of where the ESA's Schiaparelli lander crashed on the surface of Mars…

2 years ago

This is Probably Sandstone Layers on Mars. Absolutely Beautiful

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been in orbit around Mars for almost 14 years. It carries a variety of…

2 years ago

There’s the Curiosity Rover, On the Move, Seen from Space

If the Curiosity rover was paranoid, would it feel like it was being watched? Well, it is being watched, by…

2 years ago