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- New images confirm presence of 'hydrated salts' in gullies running down Martian mountains
- But there is as yet no suggestion that Nasa is close to finding signs of lifeforms on the planet
The full details and implications of the findings to be set out in a press conference
The actual event will get underway at 4.30pm UK time, though details of the announcement are set to be revealed before that
Speculation has been rife ahead of Monday's announcement
Despite claims of the apocalypse, ‘the only thing that will happen on Earth during an eclipse is that people will wake up the next morning with neck pain because they spent the night looking up,’ said a Nasa scientist
Unlike many other big astronomical events, you won't need any special equipment and you'll get a lot of tries
It's the first time in decades that a Supermoon has coincided with a lunar eclipse, or blood moon – but not everyone will get to see it
Nasa has said it has solved a "Mars mystery"
The new images show the planet’s rich pallette of colours
Nasa's New Horizons mission has captured the more detailed ever images of the dwarf planet
Something so simple can be utterly mesmerising - even for an experience astronaut
The planet has an atmosphere that could contain water and therefore extra-terrestrial life
Rock like a ‘jelly doughnut’ has left scientists ‘completely confused’
Photos capturing the Nasa Challenger space shuttle disaster of 1986 have been discovered in an attic.
Lap of the Planet is due to air in March with two other space spin-offs planned
NuSTAR captures dead star and distant black holes