Dust Storm of Mars

MAVEN Spots Existence of Multiple Metals on Mars

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) has discovered the appearance of major metals on Mars' surface; indicating towards life existence on the red planet; know more here
Mars Atmosphere Loss: Sputtering

NASA's MAVEN Reveals How Mars Became Dead Planet

Solar wind and radiation are responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars from a planet that could have supported life billions of years ago into a frigid desert world, according to new results from NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) spacecraft led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

NASA Orbiter Detects Ultraviolet Auroras on Mars

It's only been a day since skywatchers around the world were treated to a particularly energetic display of auroras because of an intense geomagnetic storm, but researchers have announced that NASA's MAVEN mission has observed auroras on Mars as well, only they are in energetic ultraviolet wavelengths instead of visible light.
Mars Comet: NASA Moves Orbiters to Avoid Cosmic Dust

Watch: NASA Moves Martian Orbiters to Avoid Comet Siding Spring

Mars had a close call this past weekend as a comet passed so close to the Red Planet that NASA moved its three Mars orbiters to the opposite side of the planet hoping to shield them from the dust and gas debris left by the tail of Comet Siding Spring.
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