International Journal of Mars Research | Open Access | ISSN 2453-8760 | Current Issue: 9 Volume 3

Water not confirmed in Mars' seasonal streaks

Water not confirmed in Mars' seasonal streaksSeasonal dark streaks on Mars that have become one of the hottest topics in interplanetary research don't hold much water, according to the latest findings from a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars. The new results from NASA's Mars Odyssey mission rely on ground temperature, measured by infrared imaging using the spacecraft's Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS). They do not contradict last year's ...

Veins on Mars were formed by evaporating lakes

Veins on Mars were formed by evaporating lakesMineral veins found in Mars's Gale Crater were formed by the evaporation of ancient Martian lakes, a new study has shown. The research, by Mars Science Laboratory Participating Scientists at The Open University and the University of Leicester, used the Mars Curiosity rover to explore Yellowknife Bay in Gale Crater on Mars, examining the mineralogy of veins that were paths for ...

Press release: NASA selects five mars orbiter concept studies

Press release: NASA selects five mars orbiter concept studiesNASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Such a mission would continue key capabilities including telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging in support of the agency's Journey to Mars. The companies contracted for these four-month studies are: The Boeing Company in Huntington Beach, California; Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver; Northrop ...

Today is sad day... Two years from MH17 tragedy

Today is sad day... Two years from MH17 tragedyToday is very sad day. It is not easy to write this post, because it is two years now from the tragedy of flight MH17. The passenger plane was shot down in Ukraine during its normal flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Maybe you ask yourself, why we are publishing this post on our pages. The answer is simple, we will never ...

Mars 2020 rover progress

Mars 2020 rover progressAfter an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted to launch in the summer of 2020 and arrive on the Red Planet in February 2021. The Mars 2020 rover will investigate a region of Mars where the ancient environment may have been ...



August 24, 2016

Water not confirmed in Mars' seasonal streaksSeasonal dark streaks on Mars that have become one of the hottest topics in interplanetary research don't hold much water, according to the latest findings from a NASA spacecraft o...

August 9, 2016

Veins on Mars were formed by evaporating lakesMineral veins found in Mars's Gale Crater were formed by the evaporation of ancient Martian lakes, a new study has shown.

July 19, 2016

Press release: NASA selects five mars orbiter concept studiesNASA has selected five U.S. aerospace companies to conduct concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission.

July 17, 2016

Today is sad day... Two years from MH17 tragedyToday is very sad day. It is not easy to write this post, because it is two years now from the tragedy of flight MH17.

July 15, 2016

Mars 2020 rover progressAfter an extensive review process and passing a major development milestone, NASA is ready to proceed with final design and construction of its next Mars rover, currently targeted ...

July 7, 2016

Experimental analysis of precision of Mars GNSS FATIMA according to ionosphere of MarsSatellite navigation system for planet Mars (GNSS FATIMA) is a proposed complete solution for provisioning of precise navigation and resulting navigation services.

July 6, 2016

A small change in the journal's nameWe would like to inform all our readers, contributors and followers, that since 1 July 2016 we have implemented a small change in the name of the Science Mars Journal.

June 25, 2016

Unexpected mineral discovered on MarsScientists have discovered an unexpected mineral in a rock sample at Gale Crater on Mars, a finding that may alter our understanding of how the planet evolved.

June 17, 2016

ExoMars observes MarsExoMars captured its first images of Mars this week as part of its preparations for arriving at the Red Planet in October.