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NASA's Curiosity Rover Reveals Clues About the Red Planet's Wet Past
NASA's Curiosity Rover Reveals Clues About the Red Planet's Wet Past

23 Jun 2022, 21:21 UTC / For the past few months, Curiosity has been climbing Mount Sharp, crossing between a clay-rich area and one filled with sulfate

 
NASA InSight to Die on the Job, Engulfed in Martian Quakes
NASA InSight to Die on the Job, Engulfed in Martian Quakes

23 Jun 2022, 09:49 UTC / NASA decides on a new course of action for the dying InSight lander, risks an earlier demise in the hopes of detecting more quakes

 
Cybertruck Pulling Matching Trailer on Mars Is Something We’ll Have to Get Used To
Cybertruck Pulling Matching Trailer on Mars Is Something We’ll Have to Get Used To

23 Jun 2022, 09:27 UTC / Rendering shows a Tesla Cybertruck and a matching trailer moving about on an imagined future Mars, when humans have made the planet their second home

 
This Unassuming Place on Mars Might Once Have Been a Beautiful Ocean Beach
This Unassuming Place on Mars Might Once Have Been a Beautiful Ocean Beach

20 Jun 2022, 14:09 UTC / Image captured by the HiRISE orbital camera shows an area on Mars that might once have been the shoreline of an ocean. You know, the ones with water in them

 
China Has the Great Wall on Earth, Chinese Zhurong Rover Has This Tiny Scarp on Mars
China Has the Great Wall on Earth, Chinese Zhurong Rover Has This Tiny Scarp on Mars

19 Jun 2022, 02:28 UTC / A scarp feature in the Utopia Planitia region of Mars is interesting enough for scientist to hope the Chinese Zhurong rover will investigate

 
Honeycomb Martian Dunes Could Be a Clear Sign of... Water
Honeycomb Martian Dunes Could Be a Clear Sign of... Water

18 Jun 2022, 02:20 UTC / HiRISE photo showing an undisclosed region of Mars reveals polygonal duna arrangements possibly on the bed of a former lake

 
Martian Surface Looks Infected With Something, Blame It on Melting Ice
Martian Surface Looks Infected With Something, Blame It on Melting Ice

13 Jun 2022, 11:39 UTC / HiRISE image taken about a year ago shows mounds and pits in an area called Bamberg Crater in the Mare Acidalium quadrangle of Mars

 
Hibernation Pods Are the Holy Grail of Space Exploration, Here’s What ESA Has in Mind
Hibernation Pods Are the Holy Grail of Space Exploration, Here’s What ESA Has in Mind

12 Jun 2022, 04:34 UTC / The European Space Agency is the first major such entity to openly talk about the need and advantages of hibernation is space exploration

 
Giant “Footprints” on Mars Look Like They Belong to an Alien Godzilla
Giant “Footprints” on Mars Look Like They Belong to an Alien Godzilla

12 Jun 2022, 02:20 UTC / HiRISE photograph showing a portion of the Capen Crater, in the Terra Sabea region of the Mars, looks like a trio of footprints

 
Martian Lava Flows Look Like the Crash Site of Alien Spacecraft
Martian Lava Flows Look Like the Crash Site of Alien Spacecraft

11 Jun 2022, 02:10 UTC / A HiRISE image of planet Mars shows two large cuts in the surface which to the untrained eye looks like the crash site of some spacecraft

 
This Unusual Crater on Mars Looks Like a Giant Human Eyeball
This Unusual Crater on Mars Looks Like a Giant Human Eyeball

10 Jun 2022, 19:13 UTC / Sometimes spacecraft beam back incredible images of our dusty neighbor. Recently, the Mars Express took a photo of a crater that resembles a human eyeball

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Loses Sense of Direction, Might Still Fly on Mars
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Loses Sense of Direction, Might Still Fly on Mars

8 Jun 2022, 16:56 UTC / As the Martian winter is getting closer, Ingenuity is facing new challenges on Mars. NASA announced that one of the helicopter's navigation sensors is dead

 
Closeup of Martian Spiders Reveals They’re Not Actually That, Duh…
Closeup of Martian Spiders Reveals They’re Not Actually That, Duh…

8 Jun 2022, 16:45 UTC / HiRISE camera in orbit around Mars captured this image of one of the so-called Martian spiders that dot the surface of the planet.

 
NASA to Demo Inflatable Heat Shield Next Week, Orbit Mission This Fall
NASA to Demo Inflatable Heat Shield Next Week, Orbit Mission This Fall

8 Jun 2022, 08:19 UTC / The American Space Agency plans to inflate a new heat shield for spacecraft next week, and orbital test is scheduled for the fall

 
Curiosity Rover Finds Mysterious Spikes That Look Like Remnants of an Ancient Tree
Curiosity Rover Finds Mysterious Spikes That Look Like Remnants of an Ancient Tree

6 Jun 2022, 14:15 UTC / NASA's Curiosity rover has recently spotted two mysterious spikes that looks like the remnants of an ancient tree on Mars

 
It Takes Almost Two of Our Years for Christmas to Come Around Over on Mars
It Takes Almost Two of Our Years for Christmas to Come Around Over on Mars

5 Jun 2022, 02:34 UTC / Because of its distance to the Sun and slower speed, it takes Mars no less than 687 of our days to complete a revolution around the star.

 
This Is How You Drive a Rover on Mars
This Is How You Drive a Rover on Mars

4 Jun 2022, 02:16 UTC / Video put together by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory a few years back shows how people here on Earth command rovers over on Mars

 
NASA's Perseverance Rover Spots Massive Wind-Lifted Dust Cloud on Mars
NASA's Perseverance Rover Spots Massive Wind-Lifted Dust Cloud on Mars

2 Jun 2022, 13:40 UTC / The Perseverance rover has captured some intense dust acitivy in the Jezero Crater on Mars, spotting dust devils and even a massive wind-lifted dust cloud

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures Its Fastest, Longest Flight on Mars
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Captures Its Fastest, Longest Flight on Mars

30 May 2022, 12:50 UTC / This is what NASA's little helicopter saw during its 25th flight on the Red Planet. During this flight, Ingenuity managed to fly further and faster than ever

 
This Is How Easy Landing on Mars Is. In Theory
This Is How Easy Landing on Mars Is. In Theory

29 May 2022, 02:26 UTC / Older Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) video describes the thee ways a rover can be placed on the surface of Mars if one needs to