beagle

The loneliness of a Beagle on Mars

So close, and yet so far. Beagle 2, the failed British mission to Mars in 2003, came “excruciatingly close” to succeeding, a study shows. A new analysis of pictures of the Beagle 2 spacecraft shows…


Circle around Mars from your local school

In May, the ‘webcam’ on board Mars Express will be available for public imaging requests. We’re inviting schools, science clubs and youth groups to submit proposals for one of eight opportunities to image another planet….


The wonderful Search and Find mission

This annotated image shows where features seen in a 2014 observation by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have been interpreted as hardware from the Dec. 25, 2003, arrival at Mars of the United Kingdom’s Beagle 2…