Mars may have experienced episodic FLOODING millions of years ago, radar image reveals

A new image of the surface of Mars has revealed the planet may have experienced episodic flooding millions of years ago. The Zhurong Mars rover has returned ground-penetrating radar data of the Utopia Planitia basin – an impact crater thought to have once hosted an ancient ocean. The image was constructed from the data by scientists from … Read more

Mars is already TRASHED: Humans have left more than 15,000 pounds of debris on the Red Planet

Humans have left more than 15,000 pounds of trash on Mars in the last 50 years and not a single person has ever stepped foot on the red planet. Cagri Kilic, a postdoctoral research fellow in robotics at West Virginia University, analyzed the mass of all rovers and orbiters sent to Mars and subtracted the … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance rover finds organic matter ‘treasure’ on Mars

It has been searching for clues about possible ancient alien life on Mars. And now NASA’s Perseverance rover has discovered organic matter ‘treasure’ that could help determine if extraterrestrials did in fact ever exist on the Red Planet. The collection of organic matter from the Jezero Crater, which likely once held a lake and the delta that … Read more

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Investigates Geologically Rich Mars Terrain – NASA Mars Exploration

The latest findings provide greater detail on a region of the Red Planet that has a watery past and is yielding promising samples for the NASA-ESA Mars Sample Return campaign. NASA’s Perseverance rover is well into its second science campaign, collecting rock-core samples from features within an area long considered by scientists to be a … Read more

Artemis I’s next launch attempt may not happen until later this year

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Kennedy Space Center, Florida CNN  —  NASA will not pursue a launch of Artemis I for the remainder of the launch period, which ends on Tuesday, according to an update from the agency after a … Read more