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Mars water still trapped underground: Study

Mars water still trapped underground: Study

Washington: A significant portion of Mars' water, between 30 and 99 per cent, is trapped within minerals in the planet's crust, says a ne...Read More

NASA rover sends first colour images of Mars, a selfie too

NASA rover sends first colour images of Mars, a selfie too

The selfie is part of a video taken by several cameras as NASA's Perseverance rover touched down on Mars on February 18

Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan plays key role in NASA Mars rover landing

Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan plays key role in NASA Mars rover landing

A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet on Friday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic q...Read More

China's space probe captures first image of Mars

China's space probe captures first image of Mars

China's space probe Tianwen-1 has sent back the first image of Mars that it captured from a distance of 2.2 million km from the Red Planet

NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars next month

NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars next month

Launched on July 30 last year, the rover is currently closing that distance at 2.5 kilometres per second, NASA said

In a first, Mars 2020 rover to capture sounds from Red Planet

In a first, Mars 2020 rover to capture sounds from Red Planet

Washington: When the Mars Perseverance rover lands on the Red Planet on February 18, it will not only collect stunning images and rock sa...Read More

New data reveals early origins of solar system, life on Earth

New data reveals early origins of solar system, life on Earth

The research also gives scientists data that can be applied to the discovery of new exoplanets

Potential life on Mars likely lived below the surface: Study

Potential life on Mars likely lived below the surface: Study

Even if Mars had a warm and wet climate 4 billion years ago, with the loss of the magnetic field, atmospheric thinning and subsequent dro...Read More

Novel system can extract oxygen, fuel from salty water on Mars

Novel system can extract oxygen, fuel from salty water on Mars

Washington: A team led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US has developed a new system that can extract oxygen and hydrogen fuel from ...Read More

Scientists decode how Mars lost its water and continues to lose

Scientists decode how Mars lost its water and continues to lose

Scientists have further decoded the phenomenon that led Mars to lose the equivalent of a global ocean of water up to hundreds of feet dee...Read More

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

On that date, Mars will be at opposition -- opposite the Sun in the sky. Earth will be situated directly between Mars and the Sun.

This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life

This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life

Although Earth is uniquely situated in the solar system to support creatures that call it home, different forms of life could have once e...Read More

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

The study showed that thick aggregates, or colonies that the bacteria form, can provide sufficient protection for the survival of bacteri...Read More

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

The findings effectively throw cold water on the dominant 'warm and wet ancient Mars' hypothesis, which proposes that rivers, rainfall an...Read More

China launches global naming campaign for Mars rover

China launches global naming campaign for Mars rover

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday announced the launch of a global naming campaign for the country's Mars rover.Ac...Read More

All you need to know about UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

All you need to know about UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday launched its Hope probe, also the Arab world's first Mars orbiter, at 6:58 a.m. local time (2158...Read More

China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission

China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission

The fourth Long March-5 rocket, to be used to launch China's first Mars exploration mission, was vertically transported to the launching ...Read More

Lava-like mud flows on Mars: Scientists find

Lava-like mud flows on Mars: Scientists find

The numerous mountain cones in the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet may be the result of mud volcanoes.

Salty liquids on Mars -- present, but not habitable?

Salty liquids on Mars -- present, but not habitable?

A team of researchers have shown that stable liquids on present-day Mars are not suitable environments for known terrestrial organisms.

From naming his son XAE A-12 to selling flamethrowers, 5 things only Elon Musk can do

From naming his son XAE A-12 to selling flamethrowers, 5 things only Elon Musk can do

Elon Musk, best known for creating Tesla, always finds himself in the spotlight with things only he can do.With the most recent being his...Read More

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