All Items Tagged

“MRO”

Aug 14, 2014 12:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An orbiting Mars camera has spotted the aftermath of a fun event on Mars: A boulder that has rolled down a steep slope -- and ended up resting on its long axis as a standing stone. Continue reading →
Jul 25, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet Siding Spring is about to make a historic near miss of the red planet -- and NASA is preparing its Martian robots for the potentially hazardous encounter. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2014 05:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When Martian layers of ice and dust become dislodged, they can create dramatic block falls that can be spotted from orbit. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2014 07:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE camera has 'shot' (as in photographed), not one, but three dust devils in action on the red planet's surface. Continue reading →
May 5, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When we think about Mars, we often imagine cold and unchanging landscapes. But this couldn't be further from the truth -- Mars is actually a planet with active weather systems that literally mold the land. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 01:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This messed-up heart is located on the Red Planet's famous Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of Mars' biggest ancient volcanoes. Continue reading →
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Mar 11, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) made an unscheduled computer swap on March 9, forcing the mission into a temporary "safe mode." Continue reading →
+ Load More