red planet

What’s the Bare Minimum Number of People for a Mars Habitat?

A recent preprint paper examines the minimum number of people required to maintain a feasible settlement on Mars while accounting…

9 months ago

Our Best Instruments Couldn’t Find Life on Mars

The planet Mars is arguably the most extensively studied planetary body in the entire Solar System, which began with telescopic…

1 year ago

NASA’s MAVEN Witnessed Auroras as Multiple Solar Storms Crashed into Mars

After orbiting Mars for eight long years, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft observed an extraordinary duo of…

2 years ago

Salt Water Might Still be Able to Collect on the Surface of Mars a Few Days a Year

A new study from the PSI indicates that around Mars' equator, salt water could form on the surface for a…

4 years ago

See NASA’s Curiosity Rover Simultaneously from Orbit and Red Planet’s Surface Climbing Mount Sharp

You can catch a glimpse of what its like to see NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover simultaneously high overhead from orbit…

7 years ago

Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars

Now well into her 13th year roving the Red Planet, NASA’s astoundingly resilient Opportunity rover has arrived at the precipice…

7 years ago

Curiosity Watches a Dust Devil Go Past

Tis a season of incredible wind driven activity on Mars like few before witnessed by our human emissaries ! Its…

7 years ago

Outstanding Opportunity Rover Making ‘Amazing New Discoveries’ 13 Years After Mars Touchdown – Scientist Tells UT

NASA’s truly outstanding Opportunity rover continues “making new discoveries about ancient Mars” as she commemorates 13 Years since bouncing to…

7 years ago

Opportunity Celebrates Christmas/New Year on Mars Marching to Ancient Water Carved Gully

On the brink of 4600 Sols of a profoundly impactful life, NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover celebrates the Christmas/New Year’s…

7 years ago

NASA Might Build an Ice House on Mars

At first glance, a new concept for a NASA habitat on Mars looks like a cross between Mark Watney’s inflatable…

7 years ago