09 August 2004, 04:00 AM ET
A future astronaut traipsing across the landing sites of the Mars Exploration Rovers - Spirit and Opportunity ï¿½ might be squishing into a welcome mat of microbes, according to one NASA scientist.
04 August 2004, 07:04 PM ET
Both of NASA's Mars rovers experienced problems this week as they enter unknown engineering territory, operating well beyond their what the original blueprints called for.
03 August 2004, 07:00 AM ET
Those twin robots hard at work on Mars have transmitted teasing views that reinforce the prospect that microbial life may exist on the red planet.
02 August 2004, 07:30 AM ET
For those who want to explore Mars but can’t wait for a spacecraft to take them there, NASA scientists have reformulated a website that lets the general public search data and images from previous missions.
29 July 2004, 01:52 PM ET
NASA issued this week a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) focused on what's needed in human and robotic technology to put into high gear any Moon, Mars, and beyond space exploration.
17 February 2004, 02:00 PM ET
Water was common across a vast region of ancient Mars, creating habitable conditions for long stretches of time billions of years ago, scientists said Thursday.