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From volcanoes on Mars to scarps on Mercury – how places on other worlds...

The New Horizons spacecraft, which flew past Pluto in 2015, successfully completed a flyby of “Ultima Thule”, an object in the Kuiper belt of...

Korolev crater: A winter wonderland on Mars

This image shows what appears to be a large patch of fresh, untrodden snow – a dream for any lover of the holiday season. However,...

This Martian crater traps the cold, and remains filled with ice, all year round

On June 2nd, 2003, the European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission left Earth to begin its journey to Mars. Six months later (on December 25th)...

NASA’s InSight put first instrument on Mars

NASA's InSight lander placed its seismometer on Mars on Dec. 19, 2018. This was the first time a seismometer had ever been placed onto the...

NASA’s InSight takes its first selfie on Mars

This is NASA InSight's first selfie on Mars. It displays the lander's solar panels and deck. On top of the deck are its science...

NASA’s Hubble discovers a fast evaporating exoplanet

Fishermen would be puzzled if they netted only big and little fish, but few medium-sized fish. Astronomers likewise have been perplexed in conducting a census...

NASA InSight lander ‘hears’ Martian winds

NASA's InSight lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first-ever "sounds" of Martian winds on the Red Planet. InSight...

InSight has landed on Mars. Now the real work begins!

It looked like a scene out of a Hollywood space flick: A roomful of NASA engineers and staff sat anxiously behind computer desks, staring...
After a nail-biting landing, here’s what’s next for Mars InSight

After a nail-biting landing, here’s what’s next for Mars InSight

It’s notoriously hard to land on Mars, yet NASA managed just that with its recent InSight lander. From childhood, I’ve loved watching landings and other...

NASA hears MarCO CubeSats loud and clear from Mars

NASA's MarCO mission was built to see whether two experimental, briefcase-sized spacecraft could survive the trip to deep space, and the two CubeSats proved...