NASA is expected to unveil new details about the debut flight of its Mars Ingenuity helicopter during a media briefing today (March 23).
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
Water is leaking from Mars' atmosphere through changing seasons and swirling Martian storms, scientists found in two new studies.
Researchers have discovered three new strains of bacteria that they think could one day help astronauts to grow their own food.
Over the weekend, NASA's Perseverance rover dropped the debris shield that protected the Mars helicopter Ingenuity during the mission's epic Feb. 18 touchdown.
This week, the Space.com community shares some of their favorite space TV shows and if Elon Musk's SpaceX can reach Mars.
Mars will be easy to spot in the night sky Friday (March 19) as it makes a close approach to the crescent moon.
See photos of the historic Emirates Mars Mission, which will send the United Arab Emirates' Hope orbiter to the Red Planet.
The teams behind NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter have chosen an airfield on the Red Planet for the little chopper and are gearing up for flights in the near future.
The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first-ever Mars spacecraft captured its most stunning image yet of the Red Planet as the probe continues preparing to begin its science observations in earnest.
Perseverance captured audio during a drive on March 7, an unprecedented recording that reveals the many creaks and rattles made by the six-wheeled robot as it rolls over Mars' famous red dirt.
NASA's newest Mars rover nabbed a significant extraterrestrial sighting when an onboard camera happened to spot a Red Planet dust devil crossing Jezero Crater.
NASA's Juno spacecraft has detected interplanetary particles from Martian dust storms, which may cause the faint column of zodiacal light that extends up from the horizon.
For the past month, the mission team has been checking out Perseverance's seven science instruments and its various subsystems. The rover has jumped through every hoop on cue.
Perseverance, which landed inside Mars' Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, successfully dropped the "belly pan" covering its sampling system last week.
Oceans' worth of water may remain buried in the crust of Mars, and not lost to space as previously long thought, a new study finds.
Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
This week, the Space.com forums finds a debate about Mars and what it would be like to use a wormhole. Plus, just two days remain for our giveaway!