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Mars may become habitable, all thanks to this material

Mars may become habitable, all thanks to this material

Regions of Mars could be made habitable with a material – silica aerogel – that mimics Earth’s atmospheric greenhouse effect, according t...Read More

Pasta rocks, new sign of life on Mars

Pasta rocks, new sign of life on Mars

Washington: Rocks on the surface of Mars that look like layers of pasta may be the most obvious sign of life on the Red Planet, a NASA-fu...Read More

Huge water bodies found on Mars

Huge water bodies found on Mars

Houston: Scientists have discovered one of the largest water reservoirs on Mars, in the form of ice layers buried over a kilometre beneat...Read More

River water persisted on Mars much later than thought

River water persisted on Mars much later than thought

Washington: Water from rivers on Mars persisted on at hundreds of locations on Red Planet much later into its history than previously tho...Read More

NASA spacecraft explored edges of Martian sea 2 decades ago

NASA spacecraft explored edges of Martian sea 2 decades ago

Washington: NASA’s first rover mission to Mars, the Pathfinder, may have explored the edges of an early Martian sea in 1997, according to...Read More

Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging, 200,000 bottles a minute

Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging, 200,000 bottles a minute

Washington: Soft-drinks giant Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time that it produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging a year, wh...Read More

NASA declares end of Opportunity rover’s mission on Mars

NASA declares end of Opportunity rover’s mission on Mars

Washington DC [USA]: The NASA has officially called time on its Opportunity Mars rover, after the six-wheeled robot landed on the Red Pla...Read More

Mars more porous than thought, NASA’s Curiosity rover finds

Mars more porous than thought, NASA’s Curiosity rover finds

Washington: Rocks on Mars are more porous and less compacted than scientists expected, according to a study that used data from NASA’s Cu...Read More

NASA’s Curiosity finds Mars rocks more porous than expected

NASA’s Curiosity finds Mars rocks more porous than expected

New York: Researchers have used non-science engineering data from NASA’s Curiosity rover to find Mars rocks less compacted and more porou...Read More

NASA’s Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

NASA’s Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

Washington: After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves o...Read More

NASA’s Opportunity rover might have ‘died’ on Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover might have ‘died’ on Mars

Washington: NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching ...Read More

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover likely ‘dead’

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover likely ‘dead’

Washington: NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching ...Read More

NASA’s Opportunity rover completes 15 years on Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover completes 15 years on Mars

Washington: NASA’s golf-cart-sized Opportunity rover has completed 15 years of its touchdown on the surface of Mars, the US space agency ...Read More

NASA’s Mars CubeSat paves way for deep space probes

NASA’s Mars CubeSat paves way for deep space probes

Washington: NASA’s MarCO CubeSats, the first-of-its-kind, briefcase-sized spacecraft to travel into deep space, successfully relayed info...Read More

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on Mars after six-month journey

NASA’s InSight spacecraft lands on Mars after six-month journey

Cape Canaveral: A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet on Monday after a six-month, 30...Read More

Overflowing lakes carved canyons across Mars

Overflowing lakes carved canyons across Mars

Washington: Water overflowing from ancient lakes on Mars created catastrophic floods that rapidly carved canyons on the red planet over t...Read More

Mars InSight may land on ‘stadium’

Mars InSight may land on ‘stadium’

Washington: Elysium Planitia, the site chosen for the November 26 landing of NASA’s InSight mission to Mars, is so plain that it may very...Read More

Salty pools on Mars may support life

Salty pools on Mars may support life

Washington: Salty pools of water under the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen to support the kind of microbial life, according to a...Read More

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

NASA charts roadmap for human missions to Moon, Mars

Washington: Revealing its human explorations plans, NASA has told the US Congress that the agency is currently focusing on developing tec...Read More

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

Washington: NASA’s Mars orbiter has caught a glimpse of its solar-powered Opportunity rover, which has been silent since a dust storm ens...Read More

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