Mars the Red Planet: Latest News and Discoveries
Mars, The Red Planet, Fourth Planet From The Sun
NASA will launch a new Mars science rover with new tools to study the Red Planet. Former astronaut and associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate John Grunsfeld outlines the next 8 years of Mars exploration.
NASA officials announced a plan to send another roving vehicle to Mars within this decade.
Opportunity has made its way to clay-bearing deposits on the Red Planet.
The rover's chief scientist was just excited about Curiosity's mission, and thrilled that one of its key instruments was working flawlessly.
Engineers at Washington State University are using moon-like material supplied by NASA to print 3-D objects that can be used on the Moon and elsewhere in Space.
NASA's goal should be to pioneer the solar system, says a new report by the Space Foundation.
Mars explorers could spend nearly two years on the Red Planet without receiving a worryingly high dose.
Soil analysis on Mars by the roving laboratory has delivered a detection of simple organic compounds. Further review will determine if it is actually from Mars or residuals from the rovers time on Earth and, critically, if it is the result of life.
NASA's Curiosity rover found Martian dirt containing chlorine, water and sulfur compounds.
The annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union lasts all week.
From the face on Mars to microbes in meteorites, here are 5 findings that haven't quite panned out.
Don't expect a historic announcement, agency officials say.
The Grand Canyon in Arizona stands in for Mars for NASA's 2012 Lunar and Planetary Science Academy intern trek.
Curiosity hasn't yet found organic compounds in the Martian soil.
The scientists and engineers who operate Curiosity are finally adjusting back to Earth time after months of working according to Martian time. Because a day on Mars lasts about 40 minutes longer, work shifts for the MSL team were based on Mars days
Curiosity launched on Nov. 26, 2011, and landed on Mars Aug. 5 of this year.
Experts offer guesses about NASA's major Red Planet find.