Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury. In English, Mars carries a name of the Roman god of war, and is often referred to as the "Red Planet" because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance that is distinctive among the astronomical bodies visible to the naked eye. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the valleys, deserts, and polar ice caps of Earth.
Six years after courting Mars, India has planned seven scientific missions in the next 10 years, including a date with Venus in 2023. Venus is considered to be earth’s ‘twin sister’ because of.. IndiaTimes - Published
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Acccording to Mother Nature Network, for the first time ever, humans have detected a likely seismic event on Mars. The faint seismic signal was measured and recorded by NASA's InSight lander on April..
NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, according..
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According to a report by Digital Trends, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed some new details about the Starship project, the next-generation space vehicle the company hopes will be part of its ambitious..
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