Out of the thousands of craters scarring the face of Mars, one has emerged as the likely source of most of the Martian meteorites that have been recovered on Earth.
As winter descends on Mars' southern hemisphere, forming tell-tail frost in the lengthening shadows, the opposite is true in the northern hemisphere -- spring has sprung and the northernmost dunes are beginning to thaw.
As the southern hemisphere of Mars enters winter, frosty wisps collect in the frozen dune shadows. Continue reading →
In May 2012, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's low-resolution Context Camera spotted something different in the Martian landscape -- a fresh impact crater. Continue reading →
Mars has some of the most breathtaking examples of dunes anywhere in the solar system -- best of all, we have a powerful high-resolution camera staring down at these enigmatic wind-blown features.
When exploring an alien planet, it helps if you have a buddy watching your back. And once again, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has proven why it's rover Curiosity's BFF.
Scientists managing the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have released their first observations of the incoming Comet ISON. Continue reading →
The long-lost Soviet Mars 3 lander may have been imaged from orbit, 41 years after the lost mission touched down. ->
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