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NASA shares incredible pictures of Mars captured by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to celebrate its 15th anniversary
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NASA shares incredible pictures of Mars captured by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to celebrate its 15th anniversary

The orbiter has managed to capture the multiple spacecrafts - Spirit, Opportunity as well as the Curiosity rover - trekking and exploring Mars.

Martian Megaripples: Shifting sand dunes in slow migration spotted on Mars for the first time
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Martian Megaripples: Shifting sand dunes in slow migration spotted on Mars for the first time

In two regions near the equator, they found stretches of sand dunes making stealthy movements over long time scales.

Mars has shallow deposits of water-ice that astronauts can reach with a shovel: NASA
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Mars has shallow deposits of water-ice that astronauts can reach with a shovel: NASA

We may not have a spaceship to carry our astronauts to Mars yet, but NASA sure knows where to land it.

Mars may still have an active groundwater system below the surface, says study
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Mars may still have an active groundwater system below the surface, says study

The study found that there is an active system, 750 metres deep from which water rises to the surface.

NASA's silent Opportunity rover spotted by Mars Orbiter after storm subsided
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NASA's silent Opportunity rover spotted by Mars Orbiter after storm subsided

Opportunity was descending into the valley when a dust storm swept over the region in end of May.

Scientists reportedly locate large amounts of clean water-ice just below the surface of Mars
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Scientists reportedly locate large amounts of clean water-ice just below the surface of Mars

These newly discovered sites show the formation of ice starting from as low as 1 meter and stretching to nearly 100's of meters below Mars' surface.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds origin of sand on the red planet
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds origin of sand on the red planet

The fact that we see active sand dunes on Mars today requires that sand particles must be resupplied to replace the grains that are lost over time.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures stunning images of snowy dunes on the surface of Mars
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures stunning images of snowy dunes on the surface of Mars

This image was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA said.

Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter beams home images of the Ganges Chasma, named after India's Ganga
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Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter beams home images of the Ganges Chasma, named after India's Ganga

The Ganges Chasma is a deep canyon at the eastern end of the Valles Marineris, one of the largest canyon systems in the solar system.

Nasa orbiter detects infant versions of 'spiders' on Mars
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Nasa orbiter detects infant versions of 'spiders' on Mars

Using Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data, researchers have detected cumulative growth of erosion-carved troughs that may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian "spiders," which are radially patterned channels found only in the south polar region of the Red Planet.

Schiaparelli Mars lander may have exploded on impact: European Space Agency
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Schiaparelli Mars lander may have exploded on impact: European Space Agency

European Space Agency's Mars lander may have exploded on impact with the red planet, scientists suggest after preliminary analysis of new images taken by a Nasa probe

NASA Orbiter finds carbon dioxide frost that disappears overnight in dusty Mars regions
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NASA Orbiter finds carbon dioxide frost that disappears overnight in dusty Mars regions

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitude regions than in polar regions of the Red Planet, where it is generally absent for much of summer and fall.

Rumble on the Red Planet: NASA releases image of landslide on Mars
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Rumble on the Red Planet: NASA releases image of landslide on Mars

NASA has released an image of a relatively fresh landslide on Mars that shows boulder-covered landslip along a canyon wall.

From ice to water, here are Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's biggest discoveries
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From ice to water, here are Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's biggest discoveries

As it continues its mission to find further evidence of life on the planet, here are some of the major discoveries that the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter since 2005.

Water on Mars? Here’s why Nasa believes there can be signs of life on the red planet
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Water on Mars? Here’s why Nasa believes there can be signs of life on the red planet

Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet.

Life on Mars? Nasa finds signs of flowing water on the red planet
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Life on Mars? Nasa finds signs of flowing water on the red planet

Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet.

NASA finds clues to possible water flow on Mars
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NASA finds clues to possible water flow on Mars

US space agency NASA said Monday its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Odyssey orbiter have sent back clues that liquid water may still exist today on the Red Planet.