Peculiar Signals Registered on Mars During a Solar Eclipse

​Mars' moons are rather different than our planet's Moon. Phobos, the one that has a bigger size among the two, is much closer to its planet, and compared to the Moon's 27-day orbit, Phobos rotates around Mars perpendicular to the...
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Mars InSight Lander Captured an Odd Thing During Solar Eclipse

The Red Planet's moons are nothing like Earth's Moon. Phobos is the biggest of the two and much close to its planet. It also swings around Mars in line with the planet's equator thrice every Martian day.  The solar eclipses...
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Candy-like Orbs Spotted On the Martian Moon Phobos

NASA's Mars Odyssey probe began its mission almost 19 years ago. It became the longest continually active spacecraft that orbits Mars.  Such a fantastic tour of duty means it's seen lots of odd things we can't easily spot from our...

Mars Was Once a Ringed Planet

Mars may once have been more gorgeous-looking, according to a team of researchers, as it found proof that a ring once encircled the Red Planet, and which could eventually be regained.   The new hint involved Deimos, the smaller of the...

Japan Plans to Collect Samples From Mars’ Moon Phobos

While space agencies all over the world, such as the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, mainly concentrating their efforts on expeditions to places like the Moon and Mars, the Japanese space agency JAXA is focusing on an entirely different type...

Mars Express — Latest Phobos Video Indicates Unique Phase Angle

The European Space Agency's Mars Express mission recently covered up its tracking of Phobos, the most profound moon orbiting Mars. Utilizing the spacecraft's camera, the project shot photos of the strangely formed moon from many angles, the set of which...