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NASA Mars rover to study fluid-carved valley's origin Fluid-carved valley's origin Mars rover Opportunity has reached the main destination of its current two-year extended mission -- an ancient fluid-carved valley incised on the inner slope of a vast crater's rim.Read More
Refueling on Moon best shot to take humans to MarsAs the world anxiously awaits for the first human mission to Mars, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a model that suggests refueling on the moon on way to Red Planet will minimise the mass and streamline cargo by 68 percent.
Flowing water filled Gale Crater on Mars: Indian-origin scientistAround 3.3-3.8 billion years ago, a series of streams and lakes existed on the Red Planet, filling the Gale Crater with sediment deposited as layers that formed the foundation for the mountain named Mouth Sharp, an Indian-origin scientist has revealed.
NASA's Mars orbiter clicks locations shown in 'The Martian'The Matt Damon-starrer “The Martian” begins with a region on Red Planet called Acidalia Planitia - the landing site for the sci-fi film's “Ares 3” mission. The HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has now captured this site associated with the best-selling novel and now a Hollywood movie.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) finds flowing water on MarsIn the first-ever definitive signs of the presence of liquid water -- and possibly life -- on the Red Planet, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured strong evidence for seasonal flows of liquid salty water on the Martian surface.
Curiosity rover captures petrified sand dunes on MarsNASA's Curiosity rover has captured large-scale inclined bedding structures on Mars - characteristic of deposits that formed as sand dunes and then cemented into rock.
After finding water, NASA's Mars rover scouts new locationAfter investigating the "Marias Pass" region where it found a geological contact zone and rocks that are unexpectedly high in silica and hydrogen content, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has now moved to an entirely new location on the Red Planet. new-location
NASA space camps to find astronauts for Mars journey
NASA rover clicks stunning selfie on MarsNASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.
Alien rock brimming with traces of life on Mars
India's Mars mission: India successfully launch Mars Orbiter Mission ‘Mangalyaan’ Sriharikota : India has joined the big league with United States, Russia and France .  The successful launch of its most ambitious project the Mars Orbiter  Mission ‘Mangalyaan’ in Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota has brought India on global arena.
One of the scientist associated with the Mars Orbiter Mission said  “Our baby  is up in space looking for scientific objects but we have a long way to go.”US Scientist told Professor UR Rao , who had done the feasibility study  of the Mars mission "it is the biggest day for the  whole of India.”After successful launch ,the control of the Mars Orbiter Mission has been  taken over  by scientists team at  ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC) at Bangalore,India. Spacecraft has achieved the first orbit of 246.9 by 23,566.69 km around Earth.It has successfully injected the 1,350-kg Orbiter into the orbit around Earth The successful�…