Four crewmembers will live in a 1,700-square-foot 3D-printed habitat at NASA's Johnson Space Center in a simulation of a Mars mission.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
The moon and Mars make a close approach and will be in conjunction on Tuesday, April 25. The pair will be visible to the unaided eye in the right conditions.
The asteroid-like Deimos may have come from planet Mars, according to new data from an Emirati spacecraft. But the debate over the moon's origin story is not over yet.
Meet Anastasia Stepanova, a PhD student in space resources and a veteran of multiple missions here on Earth that simulate the conditions human crews would experience spaceflight.
Sultan Al Neyadi, who has been in space for all of Ramadan, said he is looking forward to observing Eid alongside his trusty space mascot, Suhail.
Getting astronauts back to the moon and then on to Mars will require fully tapping the United States' famed melting pot, NASA officials stress.
NASA's Perseverance rover just snapped an up-close view of its Mars companion Ingenuity, revealing the robotic helicopter's dusty blades.
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency signed a deal on April 17 to cooperate on a mission to collect samples of the Mars moon Phobos launching in 2024.
Ingenuity was only supposed to make five flights on Mars. Now at 50 sorties, Ingenuity is helping NASA get ready to bring Red Planet samples to Earth.
Fox has ordered a full season of "Stars on Mars," a celebrity-fueled unscripted show spotlighting "Star Trek" luminary William Shatner in a host-style role.
Work is now underway to shape a new Mars helicopter design following the groundbreaking flights of NASA's robotic Ingenuity rotorcraft.
The Emirates Mars Mission is helping scientists form a new understanding of the Red Planet's atmosphere, including its intriguing auroras.
SpaceX's massive new Starship vehicle launches toward Mars in a stunning new video that captures the ambition of Elon Musk's deep-space vision.
The interactive Global CTX Mosaic of Mars is the most detailed 3D map of Mars ever made. It was developed using 110,000 images taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Martian dust may have smothered NASA's InSight lander to death, but the robot will always be remembered for unveiling many firsts about the Red Planet.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has collected its 16th drilled rock sample, inaugurating its latest assignment that has it exploring the top of an ancient river delta.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter broke several off-Earth records during its 49th Martian flight, which occurred on Sunday (April 2).
Only rarely do we see or hear about skilled tradespeople receiving the accolades they so rightfully deserve within the space community, and we feel that this is an injustice that must be rectified.
A new map of Mars shows the Red Planet in stunning detail, revealing a wealth of fascinating geological features as seen from orbit.
NASA has set up a new office to manage the agency's crewed activities at and around the moon and Mars.