A new study by an international team of scientists has found evidence of recent volcanic activity on Mars, which could also lead to evidence of ancient life.
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The HiRise camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter continues to supply stunning images of the Martian surface.
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Charon suffered such a surprisingly violent past of titanic upheavals that they created a humongous canyon stretching across the entire face of Pluto’s largest moon – as revealed in a fresh batch of images just returned from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. We have been agog in amazement these past few weeks as New Horizons focused […]
India’s historic first mission to Mars is now celebrating one year orbiting the Red Planet and may continue working for years to come. During year one the spacecraft was highly productive, achieving its goals of taking hordes of breathtaking images and gathering scientific measurements to study Mars atmosphere, surface environments, morphology, and mineralogy. The Mars […]
India’s space agency has released a spectacular new batch of images taken by everyone’s favorite MOM – the Mars Orbiter Mission – the nation’s first probe ever dispatched to the Red Planet and which achieved orbit nearly a year ago. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has published a beautiful gallery of images featuring a […]
India’s first ever robotic explorer to the Red Planet, the Mars Orbiter Mission, more affectionately known as MOM, has captured an absolutely dazzling array of images of the fourth rock from the Sun. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), India’s space agency, has recently published a beautiful gallery of images featuring a variety of picturesque […]
Mars today is a planet that appears to be mostly shaped by wind, but that wasn’t always the case. A new map adds information to the hypothesis that “marsquakes” affected at least a part of the planet’s vast canyon, Valles Marineris, while the area contained spring-filled lakes. When the damp sand got shaken up, it […]
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has delivered another sweet treat – a stunning view of our Solar Systems largest volcano and one of its longest canyons. Just days ago, MOM captured a new global image of the Red Planet dominated by Olympus Mons and Valles Marineris- which is the (…)Read the rest of Stunning View […]