Phobos (systematic designation: Mars I) is the larger and innermost of the two
natural satellites of Mars, the other being Deimos. Both moons were discovered
“We think that Phobos has already started to fail, and the first sign of this failure is
the production of these grooves,” said Terry Hurford of NASA's Goddard Space ...
The larger moon of Mars, gouged and nearly shattered by a giant impact crater.
Mar 21, 2013 ... The moon's orbit brings it 6 feet closer to the red planet every century. Facts
about the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.
When people find out about that, they're going to say 'Who put that there?' Well, the universe put it there. Those are the words of Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, during a program commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first Moon landing. The expl... More »
Phobos (fear) is a moon of Mars and was named after an attendant of the Roman
war god Mars. Phobos is a dark body that appears to be composed of C-type ...
Nov 17, 2015 ... A new model suggests that the long, shallow grooves on the surface of Mars'
moon Phobos are caused by the gravitational pull of Mars and the ...
Nov 10, 2015 ... Scientists have known for some time that Phobos, the larger of Mars' two small
moons, is a victim of gravity, edging closer toward its parent ...
Phobos is the innermost of Mars' moons and is also the largest. Phobos is closer
to its planet than any other moon in the solar system.
Nov 24, 2015 ... Mars' largest moon, Phobos, is slowly falling toward the planet, but rather than
smash into the surface, it likely will be shredded and the pieces ...