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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 →
Mar 6, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
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