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NASA’s rover spots clay on Red Planet

NASA’s rover spots clay on Red Planet

Washington: Drilling by Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the “clay-bearing unit” has revealed the highest amount...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

Red Planet had big rivers for billions of years

Red Planet had big rivers for billions of years

New York: Mars’ rivers flowed intensely and may have persisted as recently as one billion years ago, reveals a survey that found that the...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

Jeff Bezos takes a dig at Elon Musk’s goal of colonising Mars

Jeff Bezos takes a dig at Elon Musk’s goal of colonising Mars

San Francisco: Taking a dig at SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s goal of colonising Mars, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said that Musk should first ...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

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

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

NASA spots silent Opportunity rover on Mars

Washington: A NASA Mars orbiter has spotted the agency’s Opportunity rover on the Red Planet for the first time since it went into hibern...Read More

 NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

 NASA decodes hazards of human spaceflight to Mars

Washington: In a bid to make an organised effort to overcome the obstacles that lie before a human journey to Mars, NASA has decoded some...Read More

NASA asks public to help astronauts survive carbon dioxide on Mars

NASA asks public to help astronauts survive carbon dioxide on Mars

Washington: NASA has launched a public competition that asks people to find solutions to turn carbon dioxide into molecules that would he...Read More

Scientists discover first-ever lake of liquid water on Mars

Scientists discover first-ever lake of liquid water on Mars

Washington: In a tantalising find, a team of Italian researchers on Wednesday announced they have discovered a large saltwater lake under...Read More

Did NASA probe burn up organic molecules on Mars 40 years ago?

Did NASA probe burn up organic molecules on Mars 40 years ago?

Washington: It may sound a bit bizarre but a NASA probe may have accidentally destroyed organic molecules found on the surface of Mars mo...Read More

When Mars got photobombed by its moon Phobos

When Mars got photobombed by its moon Phobos

Washington DC: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured Phobos, one of Mars’ two moons, during its orbital trek around the Red Planet.

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NASA unveils ‘out of this world’ Mars rover

Washington : NASA has unveiled an “out of this world” futuristic Mars rover concept vehicle to inspire young people to want to learn more...Read More

Mars had flowing water for long time, reveals high-silica ‘halos’

Mars had flowing water for long time, reveals high-silica ‘halos’

Washington, Ancient Mars had flowing water much longer than previously believed, suggests pale zones called “halos” with high concentrati...Read More

Dinosaurs and Mar’s volcano went extinct at the same time

Dinosaurs and Mar’s volcano went extinct at the same time

 Last volcanic eruption on the Red Planet ceased about 50 million years ago – around the time when our planet’s plant and animal species,...Read More

Mars Mania: Will giant magnetic shield make Red planet habitable?

Mars Mania: Will giant magnetic shield make Red planet habitable?

NASA may launch a massive magnetic shield to space for protecting the planet from solar winds and to make it comfortable for future human...Read More

UAE to build ‘first city on Mars by 2117’

UAE to build ‘first city on Mars by 2117’

Dubai: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will build the first city on the Red Planet as part of the 2117 Mars project in collaboration with ...Read More

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