Mars

Ingenuity is currently stranded in Mars' Valinor Fields where it crashed in January. It was photographed by the Perseverance rover on Feb. 4. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSS

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars Says Goodbye

The stranded Ingenuity Mars Helicopter sent its last signal from Mars to Earth, including a farewell message for mission scientists. It will carry on gathering data on Mars until it ceases functioning...

Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

Mars is affecting our climate and oceans, says new study

Mars is affecting our climate and oceans, says a new study that analysed millions of year old data from deep sea sediments from hundreds of sites.

Image shows artists impression of Mars core. Analysis of Martian seismic data recorded by the InSight mission have revealed that Mars’s liquid iron core is surrounded by a150-​km thick molten silicate layer, as a consequence of which its core is smaller and denser than previously proposed. (Artwork: Thibaut Roger, NCCR Planet S / ETH Zürich)

Mars’ liquid iron core is smaller and denser than previously thought, study

Mars’ liquid iron core is smaller and denser than previously thought, according to a new study analysing InSight lander's data.

Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

Chinese rover finds faint signs of recent water on Mars

Chinese Zhurong rover finds faint signs of water on Mars, which may have existed till only a few hundred thousand years ago.

Insight Detects Meteor Impact and these craters were formed on Sept 5 2021. Captured by NASA's MRO. Credit: NASA/JPL Calthech/UoA

NASA’s InSight ‘Hears’ Its First Meteoroid Impacts on Mars

NASA’s InSight lander has detected seismic waves from four space rocks that crashed on Mars in 2020 and 2021.

Though Mars is the Red Planet, false-color images can help us learn about its weather and geology. This image shows a variety of wind-related features on the Red Planet near the center of Gamboa Crater. Larger sand dunes form sinuous crests and individual domes.

Blue Ripples on Mars

This image shows a variety of wind-related features near the center of Gamboa Crater on Mars. Larger sand dunes form sinuous crests and individual domes.

NASA flies ingenuity helicopter on Mars GIF

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s Record Breaking Flight

This video imagery was acquired by the navigation camera aboard NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter during its 25th flight on April 8, 2022. Covering a distance of 2,310 feet (704 meters) and at a speed ...

This spectrogram shows the largest quake ever detected on another planet. Estimated at magnitude 5, this quake was discovered by NASA’s InSight lander on May 4, 2022, the 1,222nd Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ETH Zurich

NASA’s InSight Records Monster Quake on Mars

There are quakes on other planets and NASA’s InSight Records Monster Quake on Mars, the largest yet recorded on the Red Planet.

Tianwen-1 Orbiter orbiting Mars. Image released on Jan 1, 2022 by China National Space Administration

Actual Image of China’s Tianwen-1 Orbiting Mars

Actual Image of China's Tianwen-1 Orbiting Mars captured by a smaller satellited released by the orbiter. It also captures the rover Zhurong

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