Phoenix Lander

NASA Technology Used To Find Stone Age Structures

Using the same kind of light and detection ranging (lidar) technology as the OSIRIS-REx missions, archaeologists are uncovering secrets of…

6 years ago

What Do Other Planets Sound Like?

We know that in space, no one can hear you scream. But what would things sound like on another planet?…

7 years ago

NASA’s Journey to Mars Ramps Up with InSight, Key Tests Pave Path to 2016 Lander Launch

NASA’s ‘Journey to Mars’ is ramping up significantly with ‘InSight’ - as the agency’s next Red Planet lander has now…

7 years ago

Why is Mars Red?

Another name for Mars is the Red Planet, and if you’ve ever seen it in the sky when the planet…

9 years ago

Salty Soil on Mars Could Be Slurping Water from the Atmosphere

[/caption] It happens every summer in humid air: the salt in your salt shaker clumps together as the salt draws…

10 years ago

Phoenix Lander Still Visible in New HiRISE Images from Mars

[/caption] I spy Phoenix! said the HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter! This new image acquired on January…

10 years ago

600 Million Year Drought Makes Life on Surface of Mars Unlikely

[/caption] Mars is often referred to as a desert world, and for good reason - its surface is barren, dry…

10 years ago

New Image Shows Phoenix Lander’s Solar Panel is Missing

[/caption] The Phoenix lander will not be phoning home. A new image of Phoenix taken this month by the HiRISE…

12 years ago