Space Exploration News

May 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has captured an image of what appears to be the remains of an ancient supervolcano. The image was taken on 26 November 2014, and focuses on the Siloe Patera feature in the Arabia Terra region of Mars. The Siloe Patera structure lies close to the center of this image within the Arabia Terra region of Mars. The image was acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express on November 26, 2014. Image credit:...

May 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has beamed back a stunning new picture of the mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. A close-up of the mysterious...

May 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has returned stunning new images of Saturn and its two moons, Janus and Mimas. This image shows Saturn’s moon Janus. Image...

May 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Rosetta mission scientists have discovered an unusual geological formation in the Aker region on the large lobe of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Image of...

May 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of four small moons of Pluto – Hydra, Nix, Kerberos and Styx. Hydra (red), Nix (yellow), Kerberos...

May 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the Geophysical Research Letters suggests the dark material on the surface of Europa – the sixth-closest moon of the planet...

May 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s Dawn probe has returned the sharpest images ever seen of the mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The images were taken 8,400 miles...

May 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

This awesome-looking time-lapse sequence of the Martian sunset was created by piecing together images taken by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. NASA’s...

May 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

New data from NASA’s MESSENGER orbiter suggest that Mercury’s magnetic field is 3.7 – 3.9 billion years old. This image was taken on January...