Red Planet

Mars-helicopter

Why NASA Named the Mars Helicopter Ingenuity’s final resting place After ‘Undying Lands’ in ‘Lord of the Rings’

On Jan. 18, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter made its last flight on the red planet. During its last Mars flight, the chopper suffered rotor damage that prevented it from continuing with its aerial exploration of the red planet. After its last flight, the rotorcraft landed in its final resting place. Now, NASA has bestowed a […]

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hope-mission

Hope mission spacecraft at Mars Just Watched a Dust Storm Lift Tons of Grains Within a Short Time

The latest images from Mars reveal how a dust storm can lift tons of grains within a short duration. The United Arab Emirates Hope mission took some Mars images before and after a recent dust storm. These images reveal “discernible alterations on the surface,” as described by UAE’s officials handling the Hope mission on X,

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microbial-life

Mars Express Orbiter Provides Evidence of Ancient Microbial Life, Water, and Volcanism on Red Planet

Astrobiologists have continued to advance their search for microbial life within and outside the solar system. A recent discovery made by scientists seems to be moving us closer to making a new fascinating discovery for humankind. A team of scientists from the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory recently studied spacecraft images and data

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dust devil

Perseverance Rover Monitors A Dust Devil Traveling At 12 MPH On Mars

While performing its daily exploration routine on a Sunday on Mars, NASA’s Perseverance rover observed a small tornado of dust moving toward the horizon. The rover turned its camera and captured a video of the dust devil. Scientists studied this dust and concluded that it is about 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) tall and 200 feet

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Mars colony

22 People Are Enough to Build and Sustain Mars Colony, Scientists Discover In A New Study

The concept of sustaining humans on Mars has been explored in science fiction for decades now. However, scientists are beginning to see a fascinating future of living on Mars colony on the hostile environment of the red planet. But several engineering and logistical challenges must have solutions to establish a permanent human presence on the

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mud cracks

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discover Ancient Mud Cracks on Mars, Suggesting That the Red Planet May Have Been More Habitable Than Thought

NASA’s Curiosity rover recently discovered Hexagon-tiled rock on the Martian surface. Scientists revealed that the newly spotted ancient mud cracks are suggesting that Mars passed through a repeated cycle of wet and dry eras which lasted for millions of years. This new study is also suggesting that Mars could have supported ancient life on the

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Mars insight lander

Mars days Are Shrinking, As The Red Planet Increases In Spin Speed, NASA discovers In A New Study

NASA recently studied the data provided by its InSight lander to conclude that Mars days are shrinking. The provided data revealed the exact measurements of the rotation of the red planet. NASA scientists closely studied the data to discover that Mars is recently spinning at greater speed of around four milliarcseconds per year². Even though

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Olympus Mons

Olympus Mons Massive Volcano Is The Largest In The Entire Solar System, Astronomer Reveals

Mars is the planet that has captured the attention of our civilization because of its uniqueness and mysterious nature. Olympus Mons, a massive mountain on the red planet is one of its kind as it possesses strange features that marvel our scientists. Researchers recently conducted a study to learn about the similarities between volcanoes on

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