Mars
After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033... or 2060  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed by human missions to Mars and... more
Oh the Places (on Mars) You'll Go! Here's Where NASA's Curiosity Rover Is Headed  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Curiosity will be coming 'round the Martian mountain when it comes — and a colorful new animation highlights where exactly... more
NASA's Prolific Mars Orbiter Completes 60,000th Lap of Red Planet  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has clocked a total of 60,000 laps around Mars, during which time the probe has collected invaluable data about the planet's surface and atmosphere. more
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Completes 60,000 Loops around Red Planet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been in the Martian orbit for 13 years, and just completed 60,000... more
NASA's MRO completes 60,000 trips around Mars  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter hit a dizzying milestone this morning: It completed 60,000 loops around the Red Planet at 10:39 a.m. PDT (1:39 p.m. EDT). On average, MRO takes 112 minutes to circle Mars,... more
From canals to craters  ESA · 3 days
Mars was once believed to be criss-crossed by a system of irrigation canals – dark troughs that sliced across the planet’s surface, excavated by an intelligent society of... more
Video: Fly over Mount Sharp on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Ever wanted to visit Mars? A new animated video shows what it would be like to soar over Mount Sharp, which NASA's Curiosity rover has been climbing since 2014. more
Troubleshooting of Mars InSight instrument continues  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Engineers are continuing to work to free an instrument on NASA’s InSight Mars lander that remains stuck just below the surface. SpaceNews.com more
Mars' Moon Phobos Looks Sweet Enough to Eat in New Images  SPACE.COM · 5 days
New images of one of Mars' moons show a sweet surprise: It looks like candy. The moon, Phobos, shines like a rainbow-colored jawbreaker in new images... more
How Venus and Mars can teach us about Earth  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
One has a thick poisonous atmosphere, one has hardly any atmosphere at all, and one is just right for life to flourish – but it wasn't always that way. The... more
Humans to Mars Summit 2019 Launches in D.C. This Week: Watch It Live!  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The 2019 Humans to Mars Summit kicks off in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday (May 14), and you can watch the conference events... more
Mars Odyssey Examines Phobos in Infrared Light  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
On April 24, 2019, NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter captured a new thermal image of Phobos, the larger of Mars’ two moons. Each... more
How Venus and Mars can teach us about Earth  ESA · 6 days
One has a thick poisonous atmosphere, one has hardly any atmosphere at all, and one is just right... more
Watch Future Mars Settlers Ride a Space Elevator in This 'Aniara' Sci-Fi Film Clip  SPACE.COM · 6 days
Passengers journey off Earth en route to Mars in an exclusive clip from "Aniara," a Magnolia Pictures film that premieres... more
Here's the Winner of NASA's 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge  SPACE.COM · 1 week
New York-based design agency AI SpaceFactory took the top prize in a NASA competition to 3D print a habitat that could be used on the moon or Mars. more
Odyssey's three views of Martian moon Phobos  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time, NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has caught the Martian moon Phobos during a full moon phase. Each color in this new image represents a temperature range detected by Odyssey's infrared camera,... more
New water cycle on Mars discovered  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Approximately every two Earth years, when it is summer on the southern hemisphere of Mars, a window opens: Only in this season can water vapor efficiently rise from the lower into the upper Martian atmosphere. There,... more
Could There Be Life on Mars Today?  SPACE.COM · 1 week
The search for life on Mars shouldn't focus exclusively on the distant past, some researchers say. more
ExoMars laboratory passes Red Planet simulation  ESA · 2 weeks
A key set of scientific instruments developed for the ExoMars rover Rosalind Franklin passed tests last month to ensure compatibility with the martian environment.... more
InSight Mars Lander Snaps Dusty Selfie on Red Planet (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
NASA's InSight Mars lander has taken its second selfie, and the newly released photo shows just how much has changed for the spacecraft over the past few months. more
Mars Meets Up with the Crescent Moon Tonight! Here's How to See It  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The slender crescent moon meets up with Mars in the night sky on Tuesday (May 7). You can catch the cosmic duo... more
Monster Mars Dust Storms May Have Helped Blow Red Planet's Water Away  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water... more
InSight Captures Sunrise and Sunset on Mars  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
NASA's InSight lander captured a series of sunrise and sunset images. A camera on the spacecraft's robotic arm snapped the photos on... more
New Institute Eyes HOME in Deep Space  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
In a significant step toward human-crewed space missions to the moon or Mars, NASA has awarded a grant of up to $15... more
Magma Is the Key to the Moon’s Makeup  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
For more than a century, scientists have squabbled over how the Earth’s moon formed. But researchers at Yale and in... more
Building better life support systems for future space travel  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronauts on future long-duration spaceflight missions to the Moon and Mars could rely on microalgae to supply essentials including food, water and oxygen. A new investigation aboard the International Space... more
Creating a better radiation diagnostic test for astronauts  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre are attempting to create a better diagnostic test for radiation exposure after accidental exposures that potentially could save thousands of lives but also astronauts during... more
Phoenix Ready to Scoop Up Martian Soil Samples  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
After a successful second "dig and dump", Phoenix will start taking soil samples. more
Playmobil Is Going to Mars with Epic New Red Planet Sets!  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Playmobil is releasing six amazing new playsets to help young space fans imagine a mission to Mars, including a rocket, a space station, a couple of... more
UAE’s Mars Probe on Track for July 2020 Launch  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
The UAE Space Agency and Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that 85 per cent of the... more
NASA winner demos red berries on the red planet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team from Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering that designed a greenhouse for Mars was announced the winner of the 2019 NASA BIG Idea Challenge Wednesday at Langley Research Center... more
Landslides on Mars Spotted from Space in Amazing NASA Photo  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
On Mars, just as on Earth, gravity can send material tumbling down steep slopes — and the results can be stunningly pretty, as shown in this photograph NASA... more
How would you survive on Mars?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats Institute is working to ensure that the first long-term settlement on other planetary bodies are safe from hazards such as a meteoroid colliding with the moon or violent sandstorms on Mars. more
How would you survive on Mars? (w/video)  nanowerk · 4 weeks
The Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats Institute is working to ensure that the first long-term settlement on other planetary bodies are safe from hazards such as a meteoroid colliding with the moon or violent sandstorms on... more
NASA's InSight detects first likely 'quake' on Mars  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake'. This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as... more
NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Its First Marsquake  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
The SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) instrument on NASA’s InSight lander detected the faint seismic signal on April 6, 2019, the... more
Marsquake! NASA's InSight Lander Feels Its 1st Red Planet Tremor  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Scientists just felt the Red Planet move under their feet — robotically from millions of miles away, on the stark surface of Mars. more
'Marsquake': first tremor detected on Red Planet  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists said Tuesday they might have detected the first known seismic tremor on Mars in a discovery that could shed light on the ancient origins of Earth's neighbour. more
Scientists find an underground bacterium that could live on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tomsk State University microbiologists were the first in the world to isolate Desulforudis audaxviator from deep underground waters. Translated from Latin, its name means "a brave traveler". Scientists... more
College Students Hatch Nuclear-Powered Magnetic Plan to Protect Marsonauts from Cosmic Rays  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation... more
Independent Report Concludes 2033 Human Mars Mission Is Not Feasible  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
An independent report concluded that NASA has no chance of sending humans to Mars by 2033, with the earliest such a mission could be flown being the late... more
Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Technicians have assembled the capsule that will keep NASA's Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet's surface. more
Things are stacking up for NASA's Mars 2020 spacecraft  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
For the past few months, the clean room floor in High Bay 1 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has been covered in parts, components and test equipment... more
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Video: Fly over Mount Sharp on Mars
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ExoMars laboratory passes Red Planet simulation
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