New Mars research shows evidence of a complex mantle beneath the Elysium volcanic province

A solidified lava flow over the side of a crater rim of Elysium. Credit: NASA HiRISE image, David Susko, LSU. Mars’ mantle may be more complicated than previously thought. In a new study published today in the Nature-affiliated journal Scientific Reports, researchers at LSU document geochemical changes over time in the lava flows of Elysium, […]

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California prof says 3D printed Mars habitats should be made from Martian soil, not ice

Behrokh Khoshnevis, an engineering professor at the University of Southern California, is working with NASA to develop a system for 3D printing habitats on Mars made of powder-like materials found on the planet. 3D printing could be used to build human habitats on Mars Mars crops up surprisingly frequently in the 3D printing industry. No, […]

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Mars is forming PLANETARY RINGS just like Saturn as its moons are CRUMBLING

MARS’S moons are crumbling and scientists believe that it could lead to Saturn-like rings around the Red Planet. GETTY Mars could be the new SaturnMars’s two moons are slowly disintegrating and the leftover debris could lead to rings around the planet. Scientists believe that the two moons, Phobos and Deimos, are slowly being chipped away […]

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Why China wants to go to Mars

LAST week India set a world record by launching 104 satellites from a single rocket. The feat added fuel to Asia’s “space race” just weeks after China had unveiled a shortlist of eight names for its first Mars spacecraft, scheduled to launch by 2020. Ranging from spiritual concepts (“chasing dreams”, “questions for heaven”) to fantastic […]

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VR Game ‘Unearthing Mars’ : Explore the Martian Landscape

PlayStation VR News: Unearthing Mars Prepares for GDC 2017 Landing Games developer Winking Entertainment has announced that Unearthing Mars for the PlayStation®VR system will be exhibited and available for demonstrations to select media at GDC 2017 within Booth #2415 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif., from March 1­-3. To know more about Unearthing Mars, […]

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