Dust Storms Swirl At The North Pole of Mars

ESA’s Mars Express has been keeping an eye on local and regional dust storms brewing at…

Mars 2020 Rover Gets Its Wheels

In this image, taken on June 13, 2019, engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,…

A Fresh Impact Crater On Mars

An impressionist painting? No, it’s a new impact crater that has appeared on the surface of…

Meteors Help Martian Clouds Form

How did the Red Planet get all of its clouds? CU Boulder researchers may have discovered…

The Mast Is Raised for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

In this image, taken on June 5, 2019, engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,…

Mars Helicopter Testing Enters Final Phase

NASA’s Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has passed a number of key tests with flying colors.…

How Webb Will Explore Mars

In the summer of 2018, a dust storm blanketed the entire planet Mars. From the surface,…

InSight Images Clouds on Mars

NASA’s InSight used its Instrument Context Camera (ICC) beneath the lander’s deck to image these drifting…

Curiosity Finds a Clay Cache On Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has confirmed that the region on Mars it’s exploring, called the “clay-bearing unit,”…

Strange Martian Mineral Deposit Likely Sourced From Volcanic Explosions

Ashfall from ancient volcanic explosions is the likely source of a strange mineral deposit near the…