Category Archives: Mars

Mars Orbiter returning fasinating data!

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) still in shakedown mode in preparing to start its mission in November is causing scientist to sit back in awe as it is providing the most detailed images along with the most complex compositional reports to date. All systems on the orbiter are working great and everyone is pretty excited about the data that is going to be collected. [NASA/JPL]

Spirit finds sedimentary rocks in Gusev

After two years of waiting Spirit has found sedimentary rocks on Mars. I was carbon copied on a e-mail from a very excited scientist with some pictures attached. I don’t think their has been a public release by JPL yet waiting on permission to post the pictures. But from the excitement in the e-mail this is huge.

Pictures Update: gusev1.jpg and gusev2.jpg