Mars

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Meteoroid shock waves help scientists locate new craters on Mars
Findings will help build more accurate picture of how often space rocks crash into red planet

Ian Sample Science editor

19, Sep, 2022 @4:03 PM

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Artemis 1: Nasa’s moon rocket springs hazardous leak ahead of launch
Fuel leak comes after Nasa fixed an engine issue that postponed the original launch attempt five days earlier

Richard Luscombe

03, Sep, 2022 @3:08 PM

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Artemis 1: ‘conditioning issue’ forces Nasa rocket launch postponement
Problem with one of four rockets calls halt to Monday’s scheduled launch, with next attempt due on 2 September

Guardian staff

29, Aug, 2022 @12:50 PM

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The Observer view on the Artemis deep space project: $93bn? Worth every cent | Observer editorial
Half a century ago the Apollo programme helped change our perspectives on our own world. Imagine what the view from Mars will do

Observer editorial

28, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘There’s no final answer’: public let in to help furnish Bristol’s Martian house
Five-year-old astronaut and his mum among first visitors to project that combines art and science

Steven Morris

17, Aug, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Starwatch: Mars guides way to spotting Uranus
Seventh planet technically visible as pale blue dot with help of binoculars

Stuart Clark

01, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Origin site of oldest Martian meteorite ‘Black Beauty’ named after WA mining town
Researchers used AI to pinpoint the meteorite’s crater on Mars’ southern hemisphere, naming it Karratha, a city close to the Pilbara region

Donna Lu

12, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Did a Martian have a break – with a KitKat? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Litter left behind | Getting rid of things | Moving on from Partygate | Russian spy’s wrong turn | The Green Man in the tree

Letters

17, Jun, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Nasa rover sighting reignites fears about human space debris
Object thought to be piece of thermal blanket from when Perseverance touched down on planet

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

16, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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Rare sight for amateur astronomers as five planets align
Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will be visible in order of their distance from the sun from Friday

Ian Sample Science editor

02, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jupiter and Venus will seem to nearly collide in rare celestial spectacle
Stargazers will have to wait years for repeat performance with four planets also appearing in straight line

Tom Ambrose

30, Apr, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Starwatch: Saturn and Mars are skulking low in the sky
Extremely close planetary pairing rises above horizon at dawn

Stuart Clark

04, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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