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Japanese Space Agency Aims To Uncover How Moons Of Mars Formed

The Conversation Global | Posted 05.01.2017 | Science
The Conversation Global

Elizabeth Tasker, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced a mission to visit the two moo...

Mars Is Slowly Destroying Its Largest Moon

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.11.2015 | Science

Like Jeb Bush's presidential campaign, the largest of Mars' two moons is falling apart. NASA researchers pointed to grooves in Phobos' surface -- whic...

Teen Girl Fatally Shoots Gamer For His PS4 While Her Baby Looks On: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

A teen girl shot and killed a man as she and her boyfriend tried to rob the victim of his Playstation 4, police say. The victim, 28-year-old Daniel...

REVEALED: How Martian Moon Got Its Strange Grooves

Space.com | Joseph Castro | Posted 05.27.2014 | Science

Billions of years ago, Mars suffered from numerous big impacts, and the resulting backwash ultimately scarred the surface of Phobos, one of the Red Pl...

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 mi...

WATCH: 'Moonrise' Spotted On Red Planet

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science

One of Mars' two tiny moons climbs high into the Red Planet sky in an otherworldly new video recorded by NASA's Curiosity rover. The video, which sti...

Moon Mission Plan Takes Top Prize In Space Exploration Contest

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Rod Pyle, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 04/05/2013 06:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com PASADENA, Calif. — A team of students has come up with an am...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Of Eclipse Snapped By Mars Rover

Posted 09.18.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 09/17/2012 06:10 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped stunning shots of a brief partial solar ec...

YIKES? Giant Moon Looms Over French Town

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.01.2012 | Science

Who's afraid of Phobos? The residents of Grenoble might be--if this image of the Mars moon looming over the French town were real. But the fantastical...

Mars Probe Crash Sparks Conspiracy Theories

| Denise Chow | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

When an ill-fated Russian Mars probe fell to Earth over the weekend, the spacecraft's untimely demise set off a flurry of conflicting media reports an...

Spacecraft To Embark On Groundbreaking Journey

| Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) Planetary scientists may soon get the dirt on a Martian moon—literally. A Russian spacecraft...

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...