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NASA images detail real-world setting for "The Martian"

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's latest image release from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has offered an up-close look at the real-world setting for sci-fi blockbuster The Martian. Snapped by the spacecraft's telescopic camera, the photos detail several Mars...Show More Summary

Mars Orbiter Spots a Huge Avalanche of Carbon Dioxide on the Red Planet

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In another reminder that the Red Planet features a complex and active surface, the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an image of a “dry ice avalanche” streaming down a cliff. Read more...

NASA Confirms Discovery of Water Theme Park on Mars

Using images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA scientists have confirmed the discovery of a water theme park on the planet Mars. "The roughly two-square-mile area known as Six Flags Olympus Mons apparently provided an assortment of exciting rides and Martian family entertainment," said researcher Helmut Richtaffler. Show More Summary

Life on Mars? NASA Rover Finds Liquid Water on Red Planet

Evidence for flows of liquid water has reportedly been detected on the surface of Mars by NASA's Reconnaissance Orbiter

The Big Mars News: Flowing Water on Mars, at Least Briefly

Scientists have found what they think is evidence of extant, if brief, flowing water on Mars. In a NASA press conference today, scientists claimed that images and spectra taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s HiRISE camera showShow More Summary

Salty water seen flowing on Mars, not far from Curiosity rover

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds strongest evidence yet that there is liquid water on the surface of the Red Planet, so there might also be life

Water on Mars, Aliens Next?

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found traces of water that comes and goes on Mars—aka flowing water.

Liquid water flows on today's Mars: NASA confirms evidence

New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.

Water on Mars: Flowing salt water discovered on the red planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has confirmed that mysterious lines on the surface of the planet are evidence of liquid water. CNET's Eric Mack spoke to the scientist behind the groundbreaking discovery.

A Workhorse at Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) Context Camera (CTX) is almost a silent star at Mars. The latest MRO data release brought the total number of available CTX images to over 70,000, covering well over 90% of the Red Planet at a stunning resolution of 6 meters per pixel.

New images from UA's HiRISE Mars camera

It's been a while since I checked in with the University of Arizona's HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. They have just posted 122 new images with the September release and as usual the pictures are striking and amazing.Rather...Show More Summary

NASA’s MRO Photographed UFO Crash Site On Mars — Is This The Martian Version Of Roswell UFO Incident?

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Inquisitr - Odd

UFOlogists say that NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has photographed a UFO crash site on planet Mars. The MRO image of the alleged crash site shows what UFOlogists and scientists agree is a bizarre-looking impact crater in the Elysium Planitia plains that straddles the Martian equator. Show More Summary

NASA Mars Orbiter Celebrates A Decade in Space

Launched from Earth on July 21, 2005, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is celebrating a decade in outer space, gathering a treasure of brilliant scientific observations and information.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter turns 10

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The spacecraft has been critical to helping NASA scientists gain a greater understanding of the red planet

Help map Mars' south polar region!

The science team of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter wants your help in mapping out the weird and wonderful features of Mars' south polar region!

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detects impact glass

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected deposits of impact glass on the Red Planet that may provide a fresh avenue for investigating the question of whether life ever existed there. The hope is that glass forged in theShow More Summary

Glass Found on Mars Could Hold Signs of Life

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has circled the Red Planet more than 40,000 times since arriving there in 2006. During that time, the spacecraft has spied everything from avalanches to dust devils to buried glaciers. And now, for the first time ever, it has detected deposits of glass nestled in impact craters on the Martian surface. Show More Summary

Glass Found On Mars May Hold Important Clues About Life On The Red Planet

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Talk about shattering expectations! NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has circled the Red Planet more than 40,000 times since arriving there in 2006. During that time, the spacecraft has spied everything from avalanches to dust devils...Show More Summary

Behold The Dark Sand Dunes Of Mars

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The HiRISE camera mounted on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which is exploring the history of water on Mars, snapped this photo of a circular depression on the Red Planet's surface. Read more...

Newly Discovered Martian Glaciers Pack Over 150 Billion Cubic-Meters of Ice

? Underneath its red, rusty exterior, it seems Mars has a cold heart of ice. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute used radar measurements from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and found that Mars has several glacier belts of water ice under a layer of dust. Show More Summary

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