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They May Look Like It, But Those Are Not Really Fire Ants on the Surface of Mars
They May Look Like It, But Those Are Not Really Fire Ants on the Surface of Mars

13 Aug 2022, 01:34 UTC / Another HiRISE orbital camera shows strange features on the surface of Mars, these things look like an army of fire ants.

 
1,640-Foot-Deep Pit May Hold the Secret for the Future of Humans on Mars
1,640-Foot-Deep Pit May Hold the Secret for the Future of Humans on Mars

9 Aug 2022, 09:07 UTC / A HiRISE image of Mars reveals a 1,640-foot-deep flood pit that may still hold a lot of subsurface ice, essential for crewed Mars missions

 
This Martian Crater Is a Preferred Target for Space Photos Since the 1970s, Changed Little
This Martian Crater Is a Preferred Target for Space Photos Since the 1970s, Changed Little

8 Aug 2022, 09:25 UTC / This relatively young crater on Mars has been in the spotlight for scientists on Earth since the 1970s, changed little since first photo taken

 
Martian Crater May Hold Liquid Water, Something Seems to Be Throwing Boulders in There
Martian Crater May Hold Liquid Water, Something Seems to Be Throwing Boulders in There

6 Aug 2022, 23:46 UTC / Scientists studying the images of Mars sent back by the HiRISE camera can't seem to understand what phenomenon causes boulders to roll in the same place

 
This Is the Strangest-Shaped Impact Crater You’ll Find All Day
This Is the Strangest-Shaped Impact Crater You’ll Find All Day

5 Aug 2022, 09:00 UTC / The HiRISE camera in orbit around Mars snaps a pic of an impact crater in the Noachis Terra region of the planet, there is an explanation

 
This Is How Today’s Rovers and Landers Become Mars’ Future Archeological Finds
This Is How Today’s Rovers and Landers Become Mars’ Future Archeological Finds

4 Aug 2022, 08:19 UTC / HiRISE image shows a dust-covered InSight lander, the tool is barely working on account of dust now blocking its solar panels

 
Here's Most Recent Proof Unshielded Mars Still Gets Bombarded From Space
Here's Most Recent Proof Unshielded Mars Still Gets Bombarded From Space

1 Aug 2022, 08:37 UTC / An most recent impact crater (possibly as young as 2014) was discovered in an image taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter back in 2020

 
This Painting-Like Region of Mars Is a Candidate for Sample Return Landing Spot
This Painting-Like Region of Mars Is a Candidate for Sample Return Landing Spot

31 Jul 2022, 02:18 UTC / Location west of the Jezero Crater is a perfect target for NASA's Sample Return mission, filled with colors and textures that point to a rich area

 
If You Look Close Enough, These Martian Polygons Look Like the Remnants of an Ancient City
If You Look Close Enough, These Martian Polygons Look Like the Remnants of an Ancient City

30 Jul 2022, 02:20 UTC / A formation of natural polygons in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars looks like the remnants of ancient roads and building foundations

 
This Photo of Mars Is Not a Camera Fail, But Shows Alien Processes at Work
This Photo of Mars Is Not a Camera Fail, But Shows Alien Processes at Work

28 Jul 2022, 11:39 UTC / Image taken by HiRISE in the Pavonis Mons region of Mars looks like it's blurred, NASA says we're looking in fact at natural "processes acting on the terrain.”

 
This Hard-to-Understand Region of Mars Is on the List of Potential Rover Landing Sites
This Hard-to-Understand Region of Mars Is on the List of Potential Rover Landing Sites

27 Jul 2022, 09:56 UTC / Image showing the Nili Fossae region of Mars gives us a glimpse at a potential landing site for a future exploration rover

 
6-Mile Martian Crater Drowns in Millions of Smaller Ones, All Born From Same Impact
6-Mile Martian Crater Drowns in Millions of Smaller Ones, All Born From Same Impact

26 Jul 2022, 09:44 UTC / The 6-mile across Zunil Crater is the result of an impact so powerful that there are millions of secondary craters around it

 
NASA Finds Wheel Tracks on Mars, That Purple Blotch Made Them
NASA Finds Wheel Tracks on Mars, That Purple Blotch Made Them

25 Jul 2022, 09:32 UTC / NASA's HiRISE orbital camera snatches photo of wheel tracks on Mars, they were put there by Chinese rover Zhurong in less than a year

 
This Large Slump Is Scarce Proof Stuff Still Happens on Mars
This Large Slump Is Scarce Proof Stuff Still Happens on Mars

3 Jul 2022, 01:36 UTC / HiRISE camera in orbit around Mars detects a 0.4-mile long slump that formed over the course of a year, another proof Mars is in some ways very active

 
Martian Chaos Terrain Has an Inner Order, Because Nature Is Like That
Martian Chaos Terrain Has an Inner Order, Because Nature Is Like That

2 Jul 2022, 02:16 UTC / Image taken by the HiRISE camera earlier this year show chaos terrain in the Iani Chaos region of Mars, its study to teach us more about the planet's past

 
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

 
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