NASA: it snows on Mars

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When NASA sent two rovers to Mars they were not quite sure what all they would find. What they ended up finding far exceeded expectations and has proven that the possible foundations for life...

Google Mars

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As a tribute to Percival Lowell, Google geeks have launched Google Mars and placed a space-based logo on their homepage. Alert readers will remember Google Moon, which maps the Apollo landing...

Mars Hills, Crater Yield Evidence of Flowing Water

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The hills of Mars yield more tantalizing clues about how water shaped the Red Planet. Tests by NASA's robotic geologist, Spirit, found out this information, while its twin, Opportunity, observed the deep crater it climbed...

Intel chipset problem mars Nocona launch

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Just days after an internal memo from Intel Corp. CEO Craig Barrett was published calling the company's recent manufacturing problems "not acceptable," a bug has emerged with the chipset developed for Intel's latest Xeon servers,...

Mars scientists find tempting new rocks

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Excited Mars mission scientists on Thursday released spectacular pictures of cliff-like rocks they hope will provide further clues about the extent of water on the red planet. Scientists at the Mars mission headquarters in Pasadena...

New software fixes Mars glitches

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The two Mars rovers have been refreshed with new software allowing them to travel longer distances and extend their missions until September, NASA said. The new software will allow the rovers to travel through difficult...

NASA: Second Mars rover having problems

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Here we go again.... LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- As NASA scientists pored over striking new photos from Mars revealing finely layered formations of ancient bedrock, engineers labored on Tuesday to diagnose problems...

Mars Exploration Rover Mission Status

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NASA's Spirit rover did not go to sleep today even after ground controllers sent commands twice for it to do so. Shortly before noon, controllers were surprised to receive a relay of data...

Mars rover talking to NASA again

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Mars Rover, Mars Rover, send data right over! PASADENA, California (CNN) -- After two days having trouble with transmissions, the Mars rover Spirit sent data Friday morning to its NASA flight team in...

NASA loses contact with Mars rover

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Uh oh! "NASA scientists say they have lost contact with the robot rover Spirit on Mars and are unsure what caused the problem. Spirit project manager Pete Theisinger told a news briefing that...

Nvidia exploring Mars with NASA

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NASA is using Nvidia's graphics technology to recreate the surface of Mars and to plan rover missions. Nvidia has today revealed that its graphics technology is being employed by NASA to recreate...

Linux set for Mars landing

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Single workstation controls destiny of space probe The control centre is ready and a big Christmas celebration is expected when, or if, the UK's most ambitious scientific project, the Beagle 2 Mars...

NASA announces Mars probe landing sites

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Space scientists have chosen two sites on Mars where twin robot vehicles will look for evidence that a warmer, wetter red planet might once have harbored life. Two spacecraft carrying the rovers will be launched...

Man on Mars : 2010

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Just think of all the new songs REM might be able to write :P "The United States hopes to send an astronaut to Mars in a nuclear-powered rocket, according to a senior Nasa...

Door Opened for Mars Odyssey Science

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By Lori Stiles - University of Arizona News Mars Odyssey today is a step closer toward its mission to map the Red Planet. Odyssey is carrying the Gamma Ray Spectrometer (GRS), built...

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