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Ready for the Red Planet

Next week, ESA's ExoMars has just a single chance to get captured by Mars' gravity. The spacecraft and the mission controllers who will make it so are ready for arrival.

dateOct 14, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Buried glaciers on Mars

This jumble of eroded blocks lies along the distinctive boundary between the Red Planet's southern highlands and the northern lowlands, with remnants of ancient glaciers flowing around them.

dateOct 13, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Opportunity rover to explore Mars gully

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover will drive down a gully carved long ago by a fluid that might have been water, according to the latest plans for the 12-year-old mission. No Mars rover has done that before.

dateOct 07, 2016 in Space Exploration
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