The first video ever taken from Mars of one moon eclipsing the other

For the first time ever, scientists have captured images of a moon passing directly in front of another as seen from the surface of an alien planet. » 8/16/13 6:20am 8/16/13 6:20am

Curiosity captures both Martian moons in a single photograph

When Curiosity looks up into the sky, what does it see? On August 1st, it saw the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos and was able to capture them in a single image. » 8/03/13 1:00pm 8/03/13 1:00pm

10 Unsolved Martian Mysteries

For decades, humanity has been launching missions to Mars, in hopes of making sense of the enigma that is our solar system's most Earth-like planet. And as with all good mysteries, many of our investigations have simply led to more questions. » 11/28/11 10:24am 11/28/11 10:24am

Why we might send humans to the Mars moon Deimos before we go to Mars…

Our best chance to send humans to Mars will be in the mid-2030s, but the Red Planet might not be our final destination. It might actually be much easier and just as effective to land on Mars's moon tiny Deimos. » 4/21/11 10:59am 4/21/11 10:59am

Phobos Will Be the Next Victim of Moon-Killing Mars

Martian moons Phobos and Deimos may have once had a lunar sibling. The discovery of a pair of elliptical craters on Mars’ surface have led astronomers to speculate that a small moon may have held an unsteady orbit around the planet, only to be dragged down by Mars’ gravity and destroyed. And one thing is for certain:… » 10/26/08 8:00am 10/26/08 8:00am

Earthlings' Next Home: Phobos?

NASA scientists have been arguing for years that Martian moons Phobos and Deimos may be the best place to in the solar system for humans to colonize. Some would argue even better than our own Moon. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's HiRISE camera snapped two awesome color shots of what might be humanity's next home… » 4/09/08 12:40pm 4/09/08 12:40pm