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Washington [US], October 3 (ANI): Massive floods from overflowing crater lakes had an outsized role in shaping the Martian surface, carving deep chasms and moving vast amounts of sediment, suggest a recent study, led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, has found that massive floods from overflowing crater lakes had an outsized role in shaping the Martian surface, carving deep chasms and moving vast amounts of sediment.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): The growing list of "firsts" for Perseverance, NASA's newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, includes converting some of the Red Planet's thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into oxygen.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], March 6 (ANI): US Space agency NASA's Perseverance rover took its first drive on Mars and covered 21.3 feet (6.5 meters) across the Martian landscape.
Washington [US] March 5 (ANI): National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientist Swati Mohan, who played a key role in the successful landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on the Martian surface, told President Joe Biden on Thursday that her fascination with space began she watch
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], February 19 (ANI): The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Perseverance rover on Thursday (local time) successfully touched down on the surface of Mars after surviving a blazing seven-minute plunge through the Martian atmosphere. Among the scientists wh
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Washington [USA], October 2 (ANI): Sometime between March 2010 and May 2012, a meteor streaked across the Martian sky and broke into pieces, slamming into the planet's surface. The resulting craters were relatively small -- just 13 feet (4 meters) in diameter. The smaller the features, the m
Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): The path that ExoMars 2022 will follow to reach the Red Planet is set. The trajectory that will take the spacecraft from Earth to Mars in 264 days foresees a touchdown on the Martian surface on 10 June 2023, at around 17:30 CEST (15:30 UTC).
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], September 16 (ANI): Acidic fluids -- which once flowed on the Martian surface -- may have destroyed biological evidence hidden within Mars' iron-rich clays, according to researchers at Cornell University and at Spain's Centro de Astrobiologia.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): ESA's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has spotted new gas signatures at Mars. These are known to unlock new secrets about the Martian atmosphere and will enable a more accurate determination of whether there is methane, a gas associated with biological or geological
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): Five years after NASA's MAVEN spacecraft entered into orbit around Mars, data from the mission has led to the creation of a map of electric current systems in the Martian atmosphere.
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 (ANI): Phil Lord and Chris Miller are set to blast off into space, as the duo is on board to direct and produce an adaptation of 'The Martian' author Andy Weir's forthcoming novel 'Project Hail Mary.'