Mystery of 'jelly doughnut' Martian rock solved

Feb 15, 2014

Mystery of 'jelly doughnut' Martian rock solved

Scientists have solved the mystery of the “jelly doughnut” rock on Mars that appeared to come out of nowhere. NASA said Friday that a wheel of the rover Opportunity broke it off a larger rock and then kicked it into the field of view. ...

Dec 1, 2013

Indian spacecraft leaves Earth's orbit on way to Mars

India’s Mars orbiter mission left Earth’s sphere of influence early Sunday after performing a maneuver to put it on its way to orbit the red planet. The spacecraft fired its main engine for more than 20 minutes to reach the correct velocity to leave ...

Reality show seeks one-way travelers for Mars mission

Apr 24, 2013

Reality show seeks one-way travelers for Mars mission

Are you crazy enough to sign up for a one-way trip to Mars? Applications are now being accepted by the makers of a Dutch reality show that says it will deliver the first humans to the red planet in 10 years. The main requirements ...