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China showed off its Mars spacecraft during a landing test Thursday as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects.
NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has captured the low rumble of marsquakes and a symphony of other otherworldly sounds.
NASA’s InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble at Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.
A unique study of twin astronauts is helping scientists uncover how the body responds to long space travel.
Scientists say images of craters taken by European and American space probes show there likely once was a planet-wide system of underground lakes on Mars.
NASA’s longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
Two tiny satellites have fallen silent hundreds of millions of miles away, after proving new technology at Mars.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s Opportunity rover is silently marking the 15th anniversary of its touchdown on Mars. The spacecraft hasn’t been heard from since a global dust storm last June. The six wheeler – about the size of a golf cart – logged more than 28 miles on the red planet before falling silent. There was so much dust in the Martian atmosphere that sunlight could not reach Opportunity’s solar panels to generate power.
NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind.
As Mars’ newest resident settles in, Planet Earth is working on three more landers and at least two orbiters to join the scientific Martian brigade.
A NASA spacecraft has landed on Mars to explore the planet’s interior.
In our solar system family, Mars is Earth’s next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia. The attraction is sure to grow with Monday’s arrival of a NASA lander named InSight.
Mars has a nasty habit of living up to its mythological name and besting Earth when it comes to accepting visitors.
A pair of tiny experimental satellites trailing NASA’s InSight spacecraft all the way to Mars face their biggest test yet.
Google Mars lets you explore the Red Planet without the 140-million-mile journey.
NASA announced this summer that it plans to head back to the moon in the 2020s, about 50 years after astronauts last visited. But this time, the moon isn’t considered a destination. It’s a pit stop on the way to the next space goal: sending humans to Mars. To understand this new era of human spaceflight, it’s important to look back at what Kennedy set in motion 57 years ago.
NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity, has been seen, but still not heard.
NASA is anxious to hear from its dust-silenced Mars rover, Opportunity, as the planet’s red skies clear.
Look to the south or southeast sky after dark during the next week or so and you will see the brightly beaming, rust-colored planet Mars.
Now’s the time to catch Mars in the night sky.