The last-quarter moon will make a close approach to the Red Planet in the predawn sky on Saturday (June 13), providing a celestial treat for early birds and night owls.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
The liftoff of the Perseverance Mars rover has been pushed back three days to deal with a faulty crane at the launch site.
A sliver of Martian geological history takes center stage in a striking photo of a Red Planet crater.
New thermal imagery of the Mars moon Phobos could help shed light on the satellite's mysterious origin.
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for the first mole to burrow into the surface of Mars, scientists hope.
NASA's Curiosity rover has shown that Mars was habitable billions of years ago. And NASA is about to launch another rover, called Perseverance, to look for signs of Red Planet life.
A cycle of moon formation through ring systems could explain the slightly tilted orbit of Deimos, the smaller of Mars' two moons.
Even as SpaceX prepares to launch astronauts for the first time, the company is sharing its dreams for human spaceflight on a much grander scale: missions to Mars.
A team of researchers at the University of Tokyo has revealed tantalizing details about Mars’ seismic activity for the very first time.
The Martian surface is a radiation hot zone. But ancient lava tubes might offer explorers safety from the cosmic bombardment
Mars is wetter than previously thought, but not in a way that boosts its life-hosting potential, a new study suggests.
Rivers could have been raging on ancient Mars for hundreds of thousands of years, a new study finds.
The United Arab Emirates had its sights set on Mars the day before it launched its second satellite ever.
Budget cuts may force NASA's Curiosity rover mission to slam on the brakes just as it's reaching its highly anticipated home stretch.
The famed Martian meteorite Allan Hills 84001 contains 4-billion-year-old organic molecules, the carbon-containing building blocks of life as we know it, a new study suggests.
The little chopper that will launch toward the Red Planet this summer with NASA's Mars 2020 rover Perseverance is named Ingenuity.
China revealed the name and logo for its first mission aimed at landing on the planet Mars to mark the 50th anniversary of its first satellite launch.