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Records searched for : "mars atmosphere" Records Found : 42
Mars Rover Provides Clues to Mars' Past Atmosphere
July 21, 2013, Sunday
Type of News : News
Two new studies based on data from NASA's Curiosity rover are helping to explain how Mars lost much of its original atmosphere. Studying the atmospheric history of Mars can provide clues as to whether or not the planet could have been capable of supporting life in the past.
MAVEN and the Mystery of Mars' Atmosphere
July 23, 2013, Tuesday
Type of News : News
NASA's MAVEN mission is set to launch later this year and will carry an instrument to measure charged gas particles in Mars' upper atmosphere. The data will help astrobiologists understand if Mars' atmosphere was once substantial enough for liquid water to persist at the surface.
Ancient Snowfall on Mars
July 27, 2013, Saturday
Type of News : News
A new study indicates that water responsible for carving valley networks on Mars originated as snow or rainfall. The study could shed new light on the planet's ancient climate and potential for life.
Curiosity Has Been on Mars For One Year
August 04, 2013, Sunday
Type of News : News
NASA's Curiosity rover will mark one year on Mars and has already achieved its main science goal of revealing ancient Mars could have supported life.
MAVEN Set to Launch November 18
November 15, 2013, Friday
Type of News : Exclusive
MAVEN stands for "Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution", and the mission will examine the upper portion of Mars' thin, mostly carbon dioxide atmosphere in order to determine how the climate of the Red Planet has changed over time.
MAVEN Launched to Study Upper Atmosphere of Mars
November 19, 2013, Tuesday
Type of News : News
A NASA mission that will investigate how Mars lost its atmosphere and abundant liquid water launched into space at 1:28 p.m. EST Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
India Heads for Mars
December 03, 2013, Tuesday
Type of News : News
India's first ever Mars mission has successfully blasted away from Earth. The Mars Orbiter Mission will reach the red planet in September of 2014.
Astrobiology Top 10: MAVEN Launched to Study Upper Atmosphere of Mars
December 30, 2013, Monday
Type of News : Retrospection
As 2013 draws to a close, Astrobiology Magazine highlights the year's top stories. At number 4 is the launch of a NASA mission that will investigate how Mars lost its atmosphere and abundant liquid water. (Originally published on 11/19/13)
NASA's Year in Review
January 06, 2014, Monday
Type of News : News
NASA reviews some of the amazing accomplishments made by space scientists and engineers in 2013.
Lights, Camera, MAVEN: A Mission to Uncover the History of Mars
February 03, 2014, Monday
Type of News : Exclusive
On a mission to shed light on the red planet's lost atmosphere, MAVEN will use eight instruments, five deep dips and an eccentric orbit to capture the myriad the forces of sun, wind, charge and magnetism in action.
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