China to build first Mars simulation base near Tibet

Beijing, Aug 8 China plans to build its first Mars simulation base on the Tibetan plateau in the country's northwest Qinghai Province as it aims to send the first mission to the red planet by 2020...

Aug 08, 2017 3:24 PM | Newsscroll

When Mars got photobombed by its moon Phobos

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 21 : NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured Phobos, one of Mars' two moons, during its orbital trek around the Red Planet. Over the course of 22 minutes,...

Jul 20, 2017 11:06 AM | Newsscroll

NASA unveils 'out-of-the-world' Mars rover concept

Washington, Jun 9 NASA has unveiled a futuristic Mars rover concept that may help the US space agency develop plans for its mission to the red planet scheduled for 2020.NASA's next robotic Mars...

Jun 09, 2017 6:12 PM | Newsscroll

Technique to turn Mars or Moon rocks into concrete developed

Washington, May 7 A new form of concrete made using Martian or lunar soil and animal proteins may allow future astronauts to build colonies on Mars and the Moon, according to Stanford and NASA...

May 07, 2017 2:36 PM | Newsscroll

Trump wants to send men to Mars

From Lalit K JhaWashington, Apr 24 US President Donald Trump today said he wants to send men to Mars during his first term."Well, we want to try and do it during my first term or, at worst, during...

Apr 25, 2017 12:09 AM | Newsscroll

Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says

Washington, Apr 14 NASA will probably delay the first two missions of its Orion deep-space capsule, being developed to send astronauts beyond earth's orbit and eventually to Mars, the US space...

Apr 14, 2017 2:14 PM | Newsscroll

NASA's Mars probe completes 50,000th orbit

Washington, Mar 30 NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has completed its 50,000th orbit this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the...

Mar 30, 2017 5:28 PM | Newsscroll

Mars may have had rings, and they may come back: study

Washington, Mar 22 Mars could once have had rings, and the red planet may regain them again, according to a new study.A new model developed by scientists at Purdue University in the US suggests that...

Mar 22, 2017 3:40 PM | Newsscroll

Mars may have been wetter than thought: study

Washington, Mar 6 Mars may have been a wetter place than previously thought, according to new research which could have implications for the possibility of life on the red planet.Researchers found...

Mar 06, 2017 6:11 PM | Newsscroll