THEMIS

New Pictures of Phobos, Seen in the Infrared

NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter doesn't get a lot of headlines lately. It was sent to Mars in 2001, to detect…

5 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…

1 year ago

Feel The Heat! New Mars Map Shows Differences Between Bedrock And Sand

For years, NASA's Mars Odyssey has been working on some night moves. It's been taking pictures of the Red Planet…

6 years ago

A Natural Planetary Defense Against Solar Storms

Planetary shields up: solar storms inbound… Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have identified…

7 years ago

The Van Allen Belts and the Great Electron Escape

[/caption] During the 1950s and just before the great "Space Race" began, scientists like Kristian Birkeland, Carl Stormer, and Nicholas…

9 years ago