When flying to the Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) base, the impression is one of a vast wasteland below. The landscape looks featureless and bleak, but in fact holds many surprises.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
An international team of researchers has devised a plasma-based approach to producing oxygen on Mars to support exploration.
Astronomers go fishing for an interstellar magnet, SpaceX faces down space debris 'squalls', and North Korea's ICBM intentions are unclear.
Look for Mars low on the eastern horizon Saturday (Aug. 13) as the Red Planet comes into the evening sky, shining with Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.
The Month on Mars expedition begins its fieldwork listening to some of the earliest radio frequency signals in the universe.
NASA's InSight Mars lander has discovered little evidence of underground water at its site, but scientists are urging more research before drawing firm conclusions.
Perseverance Mars rover is gathering up samples of Martian rock and soil that could help tease out an answer concerning past life on Mars.
The Month on Mars expedition traveled to the Haughton-Mars Project base for its summer field season at a simulated Martian outpost.
As the Mars rover traverses the planet, it's come across pieces of its entry, landing, and descent hardware.
NASA's car-sized Perseverance Mars rover drilled out and sealed up its 12th rock sample on Wednesday (Aug. 3), its fourth such operation in less than a month.
NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins, who is currently in orbit, is lead author on a scientific paper. The topic is the Curiosity mission that reaches its 10th anniversary on Mars Aug. 5.
Curiosity landed on Mars on Aug. 5, 2012, with one main goal: to determine whether the planet was once habitable. In 10 years, it has answered that question and many others.
Europe's unlucky first Martian rover ExoMars can still play a big role in answering the question whether there has ever been life on the Red Planet?
NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for 10 years, taking incredible photos as it goes. We take a look at some of its best images here.
On Aug. 1, a group of eight researchers and their associates headed to the high Arctic to spend a month at the Haughton-Mars Project base on Devon Island.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover bagged its 11th sample on Mars, targeting a sedimentary rock that may preserve "biosignatures" of ancient life on the Red Planet.
Mars and Uranus are night-sky neighbors at the moment, and you can get good views of their unusual meetup online tonight (Aug. 1).
Reference Our viewing guide tells you which planets are visible in August's night sky and how you can see them.
Mars will begin to approach Uranus early Sunday morning (July 31). The pair will be close enough to share the same field of view as seen through binoculars.