NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is ready to roll on the surface of the Red Planet now that its nuclear power source has been installed.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
The Tianwen-1 mission launched atop a Long March 5 rocket from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center early this morning (July 23), kicking off a seven-month cruise to Mars.
In the year that is 2020, #WhyPersevere? Janet Ivey, President, of Explore Mars and creator of Janet's Planet, shares her reasons why Perseverance is exactly what we need now more than ever.
China's bid to explore Mars involves several other nations for tracking, orbital relay of data and science instrument support.
China's Mars rover will likely attempt to land at a site in northeastern Mars, according to a new paper published just days ahead of the mission's launch.
The United Arab Emirates is on its way to Mars, claiming the title of first Arab country to launch an interplanetary mission, which it designed and built in just six years and dubbed Hope.
A mission called Hope, the Arab region's first attempt to go interplanetary, is now on its way to Mars.
The United Arab Emirates will launch its first-ever interplanetary mission today (July 19), and you can watch the historic liftoff live.
The United Arab Emirates is sending a spacecraft called Hope to Mars in what will, if successful, become the first interplanetary mission based out of the Arab region.
China's first fully homegrown Mars mission, Tianwen-1, rolled out to its launch pad at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in south China's Hainan Province today (July 17).
See photos of the historic Emirates Mars Mission, which will send the United Arab Emirates' Hope orbiter to the Red Planet.
The launch of the UAE's first Mars mission Hope was delayed to July 16, a two-day slip, due to bad weather at its Japanese launch site.
A nagging problem with planets is that they are just so large: Send a spacecraft to one patch of a planet and inevitably, some of the things you learn will apply only right there.