Mars Express

Recent tectonics on Mars

These prominent trenches were formed by faults that pulled the planet’s surface apart less than 10 million years ago.

Mars Express

Mars Express view of Cerberus Fossae

<b>Title</b> Mars Express view of Cerberus Fossae<p><b>Released</b> 20/09/2018 11:00 am<p><b>Copyright</b> ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO<p><b>Description</b><p>This image, taken on 27 …

CC BY-SA

Meet the instructors: Nicolas Mangold

Icy lessons with Nicolas Mangold. Credits: ESA – S. Sechi<p>Choosing a landing site for a rover and tracking down ice on Mars are two of Nicolas …

European Space Agency

We’re going to the Red Planet! All the past, present, and future missions to Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says travel to Mars is within reach, with a goal to have one million people living on Mars within 100 years. SpaceX isn’t …

Mars

2016 Senior Review of Operation Missions | Technology Reports

The NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) conducts independent, comparative reviews of operating missions within each division to maximize the …

Space

Radar images show subsurface Martian lake

ESA has released new radar maps showing the lake buried under the south pole of Mars. The stripe-like images were produced by the agency's orbiting …

Vostok

Radar footprints over buried Mars lake

ESA’s Mars Express radar team recently made an exciting announcement: data from their instrument points to a pond of liquid water buried about 1.5 km …

Knowledge Management

Image: Radar footprints over buried Mars lake

ESA's Mars Express radar team recently made an exciting announcement: data from their instrument points to a pond of liquid water buried about 1.5 km …

Knowledge Management

Space for Kids - Our Universe - Liquid water found on Mars!

ESA’s Mars Express orbiting the Red Planet<p>Liquid water found on Mars!<p>27 August 2018<p>ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft has made an amazing discovery: signs …

Mars

Catalog Page for PIA10369

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took two …

Imaging

How we discovered liquid water on Mars

At the end of July, scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) announced what’s arguably one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2018 so …

Science

NOVA - Official Website | Liquid Water Found on Mars

Liquid Water Found on Mars<p>Published August 15, 2018<p><b>Onscreen:</b> Scientists just discovered liquid water on Mars.<p><b>Vlada Stamenkovic</b>: I’m absolutely amazed …

Electromagnetism

Community service: Apple isn’t here to solve Tesla’s problems

The Macalope used to find suggestions of Apple buying Tesla utterly ridiculous. But thanks to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s meltdown of late—from declaring …

Tesla

Vega Flight VV12

Aeolus<p>CUSTOMER<p>European Space Agency (ESA)<p>PRIME CONTRACTOR<p>Airbus Defence and Space<p>MISSION<p>Earth observation<p>PLATFORM<p>Based on Mars Express …

Espace

As spacecraft finds lake on Mars, Earthlings may discover alien cousins

<b>Enough meteorites have flown between here and Mars to open the possibility that we’ll find our own relatives up there.</b><p>On Earth, living things hang on …

India News

ESA mission sheds new light on Mars atmosphere - Air&Cosmos

New research using data from ESA’s Mars Express has found clear signs of the complex martian atmosphere acting as a single, interconnected system.

Aéronautique

Species on Mars Could Be Our Cousins or a Whole New Kind of Life

On Earth, living things hang on everywhere there’s liquid water — from scorching hot springs to rocks deep underground. Neither salt nor acid, nor heat, darkness or cold, can kill off all life once it gets started. What does look deadly is lack of liquid water, and until recently this looked to be …

Opinion

ESA Science & Technology: New image gallery for the Planetary Science Archive

New image gallery for the Planetary Science Archive<p>06 August 2018<p><b>Scientists exploring ESA's Planetary Science Archive website can now browse images</b> …

Astronomy

Liquid water on Mars

Without water, no form of life as we know it could exist. There is therefore great interest in detecting liquid water on other planets of our Solar …

Antarctica

Finding Your Own Way to Put the "A" in STEAM

Adding art to the realms of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics can take as many shapes – and serve as many purposes – as you can think …

Carbon Emissions

Mars Has an Actual Lake

It's looking like Mars has a lake, and it's the first ever to be found on the planet. That finding comes courtesy of Italian researchers who dug …

European Space Agency

ESA spacecraft records crucial NASA signals from Mars

ESA welcomes new friend at Mars<p>"Congratulations to our NASA colleagues on a hugely successful landing,” said Paolo Ferri, ESA’s Head of Solar and …

Space

Sorry Elon Musk, But It's Now Clear That Colonizing Mars Is Unlikely — And A Bad Idea

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Magnetism

Sorry Elon, it's clear now that colonising Mars is a very bad idea

This is exciting as it is the first definitive detection of liquid water on Mars, and it is possible that there may be further deep lakes elsewhere …

Magnetism

Elon Musk still thinks we can terraform Mars even though scientists doubt it

You never tell Elon Musk something is impossible, even if it really is scientifically impossible (for now).<p>Terraforming Mars is something that sounds …

Solar Wind

Sorry Elon Musk, Colonizing Mars Is Unlikely. And It's a Bad Idea, Space Scientist Says

Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk has a vision for colonising Mars, based on a big rocket, nuclear explosions and an infrastructure to transport …

Magnetism

Radar evidence of subglacial liquid water on Mars

Liquid water under Mars' southern ice cap<p>Mars is known to host large quantities of water in solid or gaseous form, and surface rocks show clear …

Big History

Mars Express science highlights: #9. Unambiguous detection of carbon dioxide clouds

<b>One of the unique features of the martian climate is the existence of carbon dioxide (CO2) ice clouds. These clouds are formed by the freezing of</b> …

Carbon Dioxide

Mars Express science highlights: #8. Mars Express discovers new layer in Martian ionosphere

<b>During radio observations of the atmosphere of Mars, the MaRS radio science experiment on board Mars Express discovered the presence of a previously</b> …

Knowledge Management

Mars Express science highlights: #7. Discovery of localised auroras on Mars

<b>Mars Express made the first ever detection of martian auroras on 11 August 2004. Observations by the SPICAM (Spectroscopy for the Investigation of</b> …

Astronomy