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Want To Explore Mars? Send Humans To The Moons Of Mars First: Phobos And Deimos

Humans to Mars. That’s the plan right? The problem is that sending humans down to the surface of Mars is…

2 months ago

Mars Odyssey Reveals Phobos Using THEMIS

NASA's aging 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter recently snapped some unique views of the twin moons Phobos and Deimos, in an…

6 months ago

Strange Grooves on Phobos Were Caused by Boulders Rolling Around on its Surface

Back in the 1970s, NASA's Mariner and Viking Missions were sent out to explore other planets in our Solar System.…

12 months ago

Saturn Photobombs a Picture of the Martian Moon Phobos

While taking pictures of the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos, the Mars Express probe also captures pictures of Saturn in…

2 years ago

Hubble Sees Tiny Phobos Orbiting Mars

In May of 2016, when Mars was making its closest pass to Earth in over a decade, Hubble captured images…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 428: The Moons of Mars

We begin a miniseries on Mars. How many episodes will we do? Who knows? But we start today with a…

3 years ago

Mars’ Moon Deimos

The smaller of Mars' two moons - Deimos - is a strange mysterious satellite. And while its origins are still…

3 years ago

On The Origin Of Phobos’ Groovy Mystery

A new study offers a possible explanation for the strange surface features on Mars' moon of Phobos, which could help…

3 years ago

How Close Can Moons Orbit?

The Moon is our constant companion, shining away in the night. But how close could the Moon get before it's…

3 years ago

Time For NASA To Double Down On Journey To Mars

With the 2030s approaching, and an impending election, NASA needs to redouble its efforts to make a crewed mission to…

3 years ago