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Mars is mighty in first Webb observations of the planet

Washington: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has captured its first images and spectra of Mars that show a region of the planet’s eastern hemisphere at two different wavelengths or colours of infrared light. Whereas the images show differences in brightness integrated over a large number of wavelengths from place to place across the planet at […]...Read More

UAE’s Hope Probe mission makes major patchy proton aurora discovery around Mars

Dubai: The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, has made the first observations of a new type of proton aurora around Mars. The spatially variable ‘patchy’ proton aurora potentially triggers new insights into unexpected behaviours in the Martian atmosphere. The EMM team has worked together with NASA’s MAVEN […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 4

This day in history we feature NASA’s Phoenix. It was an uncrewed space probe launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on this day in 2007. Trivia – NASA’s Phoenix Phoenix was NASA’s sixth successful landing on Mars, from seven attempts, and the first in Mars’ polar region. The mission had two goals. […]...Read More

Hope Probe identifies new scientific observations

Abu Dhabi: The Emirates Mars Mission ‘Hope Probe’ has identified new observations, in addition to its nominal set of observations, about Mars’ atmosphere in its fourth batch of scientific data. Collected by the Hope Probe’s instruments during its mission in Mars’ orbit from December 2021 to February 2022, the latest data demonstrate the capabilities of […]...Read More

Rubbish found on Mars by NASA Rover

In a turn of events, a NASA rover spotted a piece of the rubbish while roaming on Mars. NASA recently took to Twitter to confirm that they had discovered something rather ‘unexpected.’ The statement said, “My team has spotted something unexpected: It’s a piece of a thermal blanket that they think may have come from […]...Read More

UAE’s Hope Probe traces dust storms on Mars

DUBAI: The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary exploration was undertaken by an Arab nation, is returning a number of unique observations of Martian dust storms, providing an unparalleled depth of information and insight into the way in which these storms evolve and spread across huge swathes of the planet. Hope provides a powerful platform […]...Read More

Emirates Mars Mission releases the second batch of scientific data to the world

DUBAI: The Emirates Mars Mission, the first interplanetary mission undertaken by an Arab nation, has released the second tranche of observations to a global audience of scientists, researchers, educationalists and enthusiasts. Over 76 GB of raw data has been uploaded to the EMM Science Data Centre and is available athttps://sdc.emiratesmarsmission.ae as part of the second batch […]...Read More

There may not be life on Mars as per scientists

A meteorite from Mars that’s over 4 billion-year-old that caused chaos here on Earth decades ago actually has no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life, after all, scientists reported recently. In the year 1996, a NASA-led team reported that organic compounds in the rock appeared to have been left behind by living creatures. Other researchers […]...Read More