Mars Current Affairs, GK & News

Why is Turkey’s Salda Lake called ‘Mars on Earth’?

The scientists are looking for the signs of ancient life on the Red Planet with the help of data gathered by the NASA’s rover Perseverance which is exploring the surface of Mars. Scientists find that the data collected on the mission is much closer to home at the Salda lake located in southwest Turkey. Highlights ..

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Microbes from Earth could survive on Mars- says a study

Recently, a study was published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology that some microbes that are found on Earth might temporarily survive on the Mars. Highlights This study is significant for the success of future MARS missions. The endurance of the microorganisms was tested by the researchers from NASA and German Aerospace Center. It was ..

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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Landed on Mars

The science rover Perseverance of NASA landed on the Red Planet (MARS) on February 18, 2021. This rover is the most advanced astrobiology laboratory that has been ever sent another planet. It will firstly search the traces of ancient microbial life on the Planet. Highlights The rover sailed through space for nearly seven months. It ..

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Jarosite: Rare Mineral Found in Antarctica

A rare maritime mineral, Jarosite, has been found in the Antarctica ice. It was discovered after drilling deep into Antarctic ice. What the discovery signifies? The recently discovered mineral was examined and it was found that it was formed in pockets within the ice. This supports the theory of presence of jarosite on MARS in ..

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ISRO MOM Study: Mars losing its atmosphere at faster rate than the earth

The ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has found that Mars is losing its atmosphere to outer space at faster rate as compared to that of the earth. The report comes based on the study conducted by MOM and the MAVEN orbiter of the US. Highlights A global dust storm began to encircle the planet Mars ..

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