Perseverance just took another big step toward liftoff.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
NASA has unveiled new policies to protect the moon and Mars (and Earth) from contamination as human spaceflight advances.
Next week, the United Arab Emirates will launch its first-ever interplanetary mission, a Mars orbiter that the nation hopes will inspire the region and advance Red Planet science.
Studying Mars has been by turns tantalizing and heart-breaking, a constant dance as improving technology builds or dims hopes of finding life on our red neighbor.
For centuries, humans have looked to the bright, reddish dot moving across our skies and wondered about its secrets.
Three missions are poised to launch toward the Red Planet this month, including NASA's life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance rover.
To get to Mars cheaper and faster to save time and open up new mission windows, scientists say there's an easy shortcut: fly by Venus on the way.
NASA's Perseverance rover will have a special passenger when it alights inside Mars' Jezero Crater in February 2021 — the first helicopter ever to fly on another world.
NASA has delayed the launch of its Mars rover Perseverance again, this time to no earlier than July 30, due to rocket preparation delays.
One is blinding white and the other a dull, dusty red. But both are cold, barren worlds, difficult to reach and full of tantalizing scientific mysteries.
The launch of NASA's next Mars rover has been delayed to no earlier than July 22 due to a contamination issue with ground support equipment.
The launch of NASA's next Mars rover, the life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance, is just a month away.
NASA is asking for your help to guide its Curiosity rover around sand traps, sharp rocks and other obstacles on the Red Planet.
NASA is ready to take its first spin at flying a helicopter on another world as the agency's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, prepares for launch in July.
NASA's next Mars rover will bear to the Red Planet a tribute to brave healthcare workers fighting a pandemic here on Earth.
The Perseverance rover, the centerpiece of NASA's Mars 2020 mission, will pick up where Curiosity left off, searching for signs of past life, but with better technology.
NASA's Curiosity rover took a break from assessing ancient Martian habitability to gaze up at the Red Planet sky — where it found Earth.
Europe's Trace Gas Orbiter spotted an emerald glow in Mars' wispy atmosphere, marking the first time the phenomenon has been spotted on a world beyond Earth.