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Mars Express

WATCH: Spacecraft To Fly Within 'Touching Distance' Of Martian Moon

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A European spacecraft orbiting Mars is set to make its closest flyby yet of the largest Martian moon, Phobos, on Sunday (Dec. 29). Passing just 28 m...

WATCH: Soar Over Mars In Spectacular 3D

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science

A new video lets viewers experience the sensation of flying over the Martian surface based on actual topographical data taken by a European satellite ...

New Findings From Mars' Ancient Ocean

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/07/2012 09:21 AM EST on SPACE.com A European spacecraft orbiting Mars has found more revealing evidence that a...

Phobos Close Up: PICTURES Of Mars Moon Are Most Detailed To Date

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On March 7th, the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft performed a flyby of Mars' larger moon, Phobos, and managed to take the most detaile...