Mars Archive
17 May 2013, 01:42 PM ET
The Mobile Science Lab flashes some complex moves to get rock samples from drill bit to baking chamber for chemical analysis (CHIMRA experiment).
17 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Images of electric spacecraft, which have explored the moon, Mars and beyond.
16 May 2013, 06:20 PM ET
Opportunity passed the Apollo 17 moon buggy, which covered 22.21 miles back in 1972.
15 May 2013, 04:30 AM ET
The Mars Orbiting Space Telescope could help assess the Red Planet's potential to host life, advocates say.
15 May 2013, 04:20 AM ET
Scientists are taking a close look at a Mars-Orbiting Space Telescope concept. See how the idea would use an old spy satellite telescope donated to NASA by the National Reconnaissance Office in this infographic.
14 May 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Skylab II could be the United States' first deep-space station.
13 May 2013, 04:37 PM ET
Only three poems will be selected to ride on the Maven orbiter, which is slated to launch in November.
10 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Mission scientists want to confirm the exciting results from the rover's first drilling operation.
08 May 2013, 06:15 PM ET
As Buzz Aldrin's new book hit stores, starstruck fans gathered to see the legendary astronaut.
08 May 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Aldrin will be busy throughout the summer promoting his new book.
08 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Curiosity should drill another rock within the next week or two.
07 May 2013, 05:09 PM ET
The moon is not enough for Buzz Aldrin. Humanity must reach out for Mars.
07 May 2013, 02:34 PM ET
Mars One aims to land four people on the Red Planet in 2023.
06 May 2013, 03:40 PM ET
NASA's Curiosity rover should help clarify Mount Sharp's origins in the coming months.
06 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Buzz Aldrin's new book 'Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration' lays out a plan to reach Mars by 2035.
05 May 2013, 11:37 AM ET
How to send people to the Red Planet by 2030 is the topic of a three-day summit this week.
03 May 2013, 05:30 AM ET
The list of possible uses is pretty long at this point.
02 May 2013, 06:00 PM ET
Curiosity's month of freedom on the Red Planet is over.
01 May 2013, 06:55 PM ET
The nine-year-old robot has resumed science operations on the Red Planet.
30 April 2013, 12:30 PM ET
Each mosaic was stitched together using at least 20 images taken by the rover itself.
29 April 2013, 07:52 PM ET
The robot's handlers have prepared commands designed to get things back to normal.
29 April 2013, 03:00 PM ET
The ISIS impactor would tag along with NASA's InSight mission to Mars.
24 April 2013, 04:32 PM ET
The photo shows the Spirit Mars rover's efforts to turn around, not amuse its handlers.
23 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Robots aren't yet capable of exploring the Red Planet's most promising environments.
23 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA had been splitting costs with the U.S. Deparment of Energy.
22 April 2013, 06:11 PM ET
Mars One will do its best to avoid disturbing potential Red Planet life.
22 April 2013, 02:15 PM ET
The private Mars One project officially launched its search for astronauts to colonize the Red Planet.
22 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A bold Mars flyby slated for 2018 will make its closest approach on Mars' night side.
19 April 2013, 03:37 PM ET
Thank you the reader, for your dedication and support. We're so excited to be an Official Honoree in the 2013 Webbys.
18 April 2013, 05:41 PM ET
The site also snagged the honor in 2010.
18 April 2013, 05:00 AM ET
Sex in space could present some challenges, but that won't stop people from trying.
16 April 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Mars One aims to land four people on Mars in 2023.
15 April 2013, 12:57 PM ET
Despite dangers, plenty of people want to fly by Mars.
15 April 2013, 11:00 AM ET
NASA scientists have found that a comet will almost certainly safely fly past Mars next year.
15 April 2013, 10:51 AM ET
Curiosity has been busy since landing on the Red Planet last August.
11 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The REAL Space Act would help safeguard American leadership in space, its sponsors say.