Mars
A buried lake on Mars excited and baffled scientists  SCIENCE-NEWS · 28 minutes
Planetary scientists are still trying to explain how a lake could have formed beneath a kilometer and a half of Martian ice. more
What's the Weather On Mars? How NASA's Insight Lander Will Find Out.  SPACE.COM · 2 hours
NASA's new Mars lander isn't quite ready to probe the Red Planet's interior yet, but it's starting to get the lay of the land... more
NASA's Insight Lander on Mars Spotted from Space  LIVE SCIENCE · 23 hours
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed the InSight lander, as well as the hardware that helped the stationary robot ace its Nov. 26 touchdown on the equatorial plain known as Elysium Planitia. more
Mars InSight Lander Seen in First Images from Space  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
On Nov. 26, NASA's InSight mission knew the spacecraft touched down within an 81-mile-long (130-kilometer-long) landing ellipse on... more
See Mars Near the Moon in the Night Sky Tonight! Here's How.  SPACE.COM · 3 days
The moon lights the way to the Red Planet tonight (Dec. 14) as the two objects make a close approach to each other in... more
Mars InSight lander seen in first images from space  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
On Nov. 26, NASA's InSight mission knew the spacecraft touched down within an 81-mile-long (130-kilometer-long) landing ellipse on Mars. Now, the team has pinpointed InSight's exact location using images from... more
Mars InSight lander seen in first images from space  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
On Nov. 26, NASA's InSight mission knew the spacecraft touched down within an 81-mile-long (130-kilometer-long) landing ellipse on Mars. Now, the team has pinpointed InSight's exact location using images from... more
HI-SEAS Receives NASA Grant to Complete Research  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
NASA has approved a restart of a $1-million grant to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation... more
NASA's Insight Lander on Mars Spotted from Space!  SPACE.COM · 4 days
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed the InSight lander, as well as the hardware that helped the stationary robot ace its Nov. 26 touchdown on the equatorial plain known as Elysium Planitia. more
After a 1.2 billion-mile journey, a reward: There is water on the asteroid Bennu  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nineteen years ago, scientists discovered an asteroid oscillating between the orbits of Earth and Mars. In 2013, they mapped it,... more
Living on Mars: Team to lead simulation facility mission  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The air may be breathable and the location is on planet Earth, but for two weeks a multidisciplinary team of Purdue students and alumni will eat, sleep, work and live... more
Mars InSight's 'Mole' Should Start Burrowing into the Red Planet Next Month  SPACE.COM · 4 days
NASA's Mars InSight lander has settled into its new home on Elysium Planitia and is preparing to deploy its instruments — and if all... more
NASA's New Mars Lander Takes 1st Selfie, Scopes Out Workspace  SPACE.COM · 5 days
NASA's InSight lander has snapped its first selfie on the Red Planet and photographed the patch of Martian ground that will serve as the mission's primary workspace. more
Corporate Power and Greed Reign Supreme in 'Mars' Episode 5  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Yesterday (Dec. 10), National Geographic's "Mars" Season 2 returned with a heart-pounding fifth episode. more
InSight Mars lander takes its first selfie  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
NASA's InSight lander isn't camera-shy. The spacecraft used a camera on its robotic arm to take its first selfie—a mosaic made up of 11 images. This is the same imaging process used by NASA's... more
Mars Rover Opportunity Team 'Still Holding onto a Sliver of Hope'  SPACE.COM · 6 days
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has been silent since June 10, a casualty of a mega-dust storm. But the robot's handlers haven't given up yet on Opportunity,... more
InSight Records Sound of Wind on Mars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
On December 1, 2018, NASA’s InSight lander captured a haunting low rumble caused by vibrations from the Martian wind, estimated to be... more
InSight Lander 'Hears' Martian Winds  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever... more
Tiny 'Blueberries' on Mars Continue to Baffle Scientists  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Snack-loving scientists working with the Opportunity mission on Mars dubbed tiny, iron-rich spheres scattered near the robot's landing site "blueberries," but these features were easier to name than to understand. more
NASA's Mars InSight flexes its arm  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. With a reach of nearly 6 feet (2 meters), the arm will be used to pick up science instruments... more
NASA InSight lander 'hears' Martian winds  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. more
InSight lander 'hears' Martian winds  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. A media teleconference about... more
InSight Lander Flexes Its Arm  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. With a reach of nearly 6 feet (2 meters),... more
NASA's Mars InSight flexes its arm  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New images from NASA's Mars InSight lander show its robotic arm is ready to do some lifting. more
NASA's InSight Lander on Mars Just Snapped Awesome New Views of Its Home  SPACE.COM · 1 week
NASA's Mars InSight lander is starting to settle in at its new home and prepare for its scientific work — and the... more
'Blueberries' on Mars Have a Watery Past. But Scientists Are Still Baffled.  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Snack-loving scientists working with the Opportunity mission on Mars dubbed tiny, iron-rich spheres scattered near the robot's landing site "blueberries," but these features were... more
Fe-oxide concretions formed by interacting carbonate and acidic waters on Earth and Mars  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Spherical Fe-oxide concretions on Earth, especially in Utah, USA, have been investigated as an analog of hematite spherules found in Meridiani Planum... more
A Dangerous Alien Illness Rises on Latest 'Mars' Episode  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The first three episodes of National Geographic's "Mars" highlighted just how taxing, dangerous and ethically gray life on Mars could be. But Episode 4 makes the realities of life on... more
Curiosity to study possible meteorite on Mars surface  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Curiosity woke up to Mr Rogers' "Please would you be my neighbour" this morning to welcome InSight, and then got busy at the Highfield drill site. Curiosity will dump the Highfield sample,... more
NASA's InSight Lander on Mars Just Set a Solar Power Record!  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
During its full first day on Mars, NASA's solar-powered InSight lander generated more electrical power in one day than any previous Mars vehicle has, mission team... more
Mars New Home 'a Large Sandbox'  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
With InSight safely on the surface of Mars, the mission team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is busy learning more about... more
Mars new home 'a large sandbox'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
With InSight safely on the surface of Mars, the mission team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, is busy learning more about the spacecraft's landing site. They knew when InSight landed on Nov. 26... more
Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As Mars' newest resident settles in, Planet Earth is working on three more landers and at least two orbiters to join the scientific Martian brigade. more
NASA's Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's unmanned Martian quake sensor, InSight, has landed at a slight angle on the Red Planet, and experts are hopeful the spacecraft will work as planned, the US space agency... more
The Space Party Continues: NASA Probe Arrives at Asteroid Bennu Monday  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
I hope you're not all partied out after the InSight lander's successful touchdown on Mars this week, because there's another big spaceflight event just around the... more
9 US Companies Are Going to the Moon! Here Are NASA's New Partners.  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA has selected the first batch of U.S. companies to join the agency on its journey to its next destination, the moon,... more
Safely on Mars, InSight unfolds its arrays and snaps some pics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
After safely landing on Mars following its nearly seven month journey, NASA has released the first pictures taken by its InSight spacecraft, which has opened it... more
A message from Mars  ESA · 3 weeks
With this radio, ESA's gas detecting spacecraft in orbit around Mars is waiting to catch signals from InSight, the latest inhabitant of the Red Planet, and then relay... more
Signals from Mars' surface  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA's gas detecting spacecraft in orbit around Mars is waiting to catch signals from InSight, the latest inhabitant of the Red Planet, and relay this data from an alien world back to Earth more
Mars 2020 landing site offers unique opportunities  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In 2020, NASA's next rover will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and head to the Jezero Crater on Mars. Jezero was once home to an ancient lake-delta system that scientists... more
Image: Robotic hopper  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
This walking and hopping robot is currently being tested in ESA's Mars Yard. more
Landing on Mars Really Messes with Your Work Schedule  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Time zones are always tricky — but interplanetary time differences are even harder to keep track of, and now that NASA's Mars InSight lander has successfully landed on the Red... more
Robotic hopper  ESA · 3 weeks
Technology image of the week: this hopping SpaceBok robot is designed to get to places on the Moon or Mars that other rovers cannot reach more
InSight Lander Is Catching Rays on Mars  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight has sent signals to Earth indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface. NASA's... more
InSight's Mars Landing Warms the Hearts of Chilled Space Buffs in Times Square  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
A group of about 40 space enthusiasts huddled under umbrellas yesterday (Nov. 26) as the lights in Times Square transmitted news of... more
NASA hears MarCO CubeSats loud and clear from Mars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's MarCO mission was built to see whether two experimental, briefcase-sized spacecraft could survive the trip to deep space, and the two CubeSats proved more than able. After cruising along... more
NASA's InSight Lands on Mars with Braille 'Easter Egg' Hidden in Sight  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight lander, now on the surface of Mars, will study what cannot be seen — and includes a nod to those without sight.... more
Research helps in understanding the dynamics of dune formation  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Crescent-shaped dunes called barchans are structures that appear in a wide variety of environments, including beaches and deserts, riverbeds and the seafloor, inside water pipes and oil pipelines, and on... more
InSight Is catching rays on Mars  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight has sent signals to Earth indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface. more
InSight Successfully Lands on Mars, Sends First Images  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
After an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458 million km) journey from Earth, NASA’s InSight lander successfully touched down Monday, November 26,... more
This Mars Landing Touchdown Dance by NASA InSight Engineers Is Absolutely EPIC!  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
When NASA's InSight lander crossed that final yard line on its drive to Mars yesterday, there were cheers, tears, hugs and handshakes to mark... more
950-Mile-Long Cloud Spotted Over Martian Volcano. And It Has Staying Power.  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Unlike other Martian cloud structures that seem to poof in and out of existence, this one has staying power. more
What's Next for NASA's New Mars Lander?  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight lander has made it to Mars, but it'll be a while before the robot is ready to start its science work. more
InSight is catching rays on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight has sent signals to Earth indicating that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface. NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter relayed the signals, which were received on Earth at about 5:30... more
Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Minutes after touching down on Mars, NASA's InSight spacecraft sent back a "nice and dirty" snapshot of its new digs. Yet the dust-speckled image looked like a work of art to scientists. more
InSight Mars Lander Unfurls Solar Wings Amid 'Quiet Beauty' of Red Planet  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
After a dramatic and exhilarating landing on Mars, NASA's newest Martian robot InSight has found some serenity on the Red Planet. And now, it's... more
Trump Touts Mars Landing, Space Force at Mississippi Rally  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
During a rally in Mississippi aimed at boosting support for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Trump hailed the touchdown of NASA's $850 million InSight lander, though not by name. more
This Farewell Photo of Mars by an Interplanetary Cubesat Is Absolutely Amazing  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's pair of Mars Cube One satellites have broken every record in their path — and now, MarCO-B has become the first small satellite... more
As NASA Celebrates Mars Landing, a Busy Future Awaits, Agency's Chief Says  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
It's a busy time for NASA, and as the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) celebrated the successful touchdown of its InSight Mars lander today... more
This Photo of Mars by an Interplanetary Cubesat Is Absolutely Amazing  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's pair of Mars Cube One satellites have broken every record in their path — and now, MarCO-B has become the first small satellite to capture... more
NASA InSight Lander Arrives on Martian Surface  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched... more
Pence Hails NASA's InSight Mars Landing Success (& Other Reactions)  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Congratulations are rolling in for the Mars InSight team after NASA successfully touched down on the Red Planet. more
'Flawless': NASA craft lands on Mars after perilous journey  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars' interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge through its red skies, setting off jubilation among scientists who... more
Understanding the dynamics of dune formation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Studies by Brazilian researchers could have applications in crude oil pumping and missions to Mars, among others. more
NASA InSight lander arrives on Martian surface to learn what lies beneath  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on... more
NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300-million-mile (482-million-kilometer) journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the... more
Behold! Here's the 1st Photo from Mars from NASA's InSight Lander.  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's InSight lander touched down on the Red Planet today (Nov. 26) just before 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) and beamed home its first image from... more
NASA InSight lander arrives on Martian surface  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost seven-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey... more
NASA’s InSight lander has touched down safely on Mars  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
NASA’s InSight lander just touched down on Mars for a years-long study of the Red Planet’s insides. more
NASA Probe Lands Safely On Martian Surface  NPR · 3 weeks
There's a new probe on Mars. After Monday's tricky landing, NASA's InSight spacecraft is to deploy a sensitive seismometer and temperature probe to let scientists explore the planet's interior. more
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Tour Jezero Crater! Fly Over the Landing Site of NASA's Next Mars Rover (Video)
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Living on Mars: Team to lead simulation facility mission
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InSight lander 'hears' Martian winds
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NASA's InSight Mars Lander 'Hears' Martian Wind, a Cosmic First
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Charting a course for astronaut safety as NASA launches to the Moon and to Mars
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Image: Robotic hopper
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NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey
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Watch from Inside Mission Control As NASA's InSight Attempts Mars Landing (360 Video)
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