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India’s Mars Orbiter Mission completes 3 years in Martian orbit

India's low-cost Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has completed three years in its Martian orbit, says ISRO.

26 Sep 2017 8:52 AM

Ancient Mars supported liquid water: study

Mars had a surface environment that supported liquid water about 3.5 billion years ago.

19 Sep 2017 3:34 PM

Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

Their first order of business after subsisting on mostly freeze-dried and canned food.

16 Sep 2017 9:39 AM

NASA gravity map shows Mars has porous crust

The researchers mapped the density of the Martian crust, estimating the average density is 2,582 kilogrammes per cubic metre.

14 Sep 2017 8:02 PM

NASA's next Mars mission to probe red planet's deep interior

Information gathered by the Insight mission will boost understanding of how all rocky planets formed, including Earth, NASA said.

29 Aug 2017 3:33 PM


NASA unveils 'stunning image' of snow-covered dunes on Mars

The image was taken on May 21 in the Northern hemisphere of Mars by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera.

27 Aug 2017 8:39 AM

Mars weather: 'Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm'

The new findindgs suggest that ice-water particles swirling in a storm hit the ground within minutes.

23 Aug 2017 7:35 AM

Video | She tried out the Mars space suit, wasn’t happy

The new space suits for Mars is being designed and tested out at the University of North Dakota.

20 Aug 2017 9:44 AM

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

The Mars Exploration Program with a planned launch in 2020 builds on the success of prior rovers.

17 Aug 2017 4:02 PM

Nasa offers Rs 1 cr to stop alien ‘invasion’

The concern also works the other way, most imminently for Mars.

03 Aug 2017 6:14 AM


NASA to refrain sending commands to Mars orbiters

Data will keep coming from Mars to Earth, although loss or corruption of some bits is anticipated and the data will be retransmitted later.

18 Jul 2017 9:31 AM

No signals to Mars from Nasa

Data will keep coming from Mars to Earth, although loss or corruption of some bits is anticipated and the data will be retransmitted later.

18 Jul 2017 2:04 AM

Mars soil may be toxic to alien life: study

The surface of Mars contains a toxic cocktail of chemicals that can wipe out living organisms.

08 Jul 2017 8:27 AM

Lunar robots put to the test on Europe's most active volcano

A robot wheels across a rocky, windswept landscape that looks like the surface of some distant planet from a science fiction film.

05 Jul 2017 7:54 AM

NASA's Mars probe spots evidence of ancient lake

The features were seen just outside the crater rim's crest above "Perseverance Valley," which is carved into the inner slope of the rim.

26 Jun 2017 12:45 PM


ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission completes 1000 earth days

The mission of ISRO entered the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014 in its first attempt.

19 Jun 2017 3:00 PM

City on Mars possible within our lifetime, says Elon Musk

Human colonies on Mars could be built within our lifetime, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

16 Jun 2017 8:05 AM

Evidence of wide diversity of minerals discovered on Mars

NASA scientists have found a wide diversity of minerals in the initial samples of rocks collected by the Curiosity rover.

12 Jun 2017 1:23 PM

Mars rover scientist, SpaceX engineer join NASA astronaut corps

NASA named 12 astronauts on Wednesday to the US space agency's first new class of space fliers in five years.

08 Jun 2017 7:58 AM

Cosmic rays may double cancer risks for Mars astronauts

Conventional risk models used by NASA and others assume DNA damage and mutation are the cause of radiation cancers.

06 Jun 2017 3:25 PM