Mars may be a freeze-dried planet now, but once, it was supposedly (almost) another Earth, with flowing water that froze into hulking mountains of ice.
Mars, the Red Planet, is the fourth planet from the sun.
NASA's Perseverance rover snagged its 13th rock sample recently, part of a collection that could come to Earth as early as 2033.
Airbus has been testing its Mars Sample Fetch rover in simulated Martian terrain in a quarry near London, hoping the technology will get a second chance on a future moon mission.
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.
NASA's Ingenuity drone on Mars had a piece of debris stuck to its leg during a recent flight. While it finished the flight without incident, engineers are assessing what happened.
India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) may have finally reached the end of its operations after eight years spent orbiting the Red Planet.
Martian ice caps dip and rise and it may be evidence of liquid water lurking underneath them But what keeps that water from freezing?
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter has taken flight again, staying aloft for nearly a minute this past weekend on its 33rd extraterrestrial sortie.
The maker of the Moonwatch is ready to keep time on Mars. Omega has announced the Speedmaster X-33 Marstimer, a new timepiece that can keep track of time and time zones on Earth and the Red Planet.
NASA is working on a blueprint to guide space exploration and infrastructure for the moon, Mars and to destinations across our solar system.
China's Tianwen 1 Mars mission has been awarded one of the spaceflight world's most prestigious awards.
Scientists expected that the lander would run out of power by the end of the summer, but InSight is still eking out science data and may for several months to come — potentially even into January.
Ingenuity traveled about 308 feet (94 meters) on Sunday (Sept. 18), staying aloft for more than 55 seconds and reaching a maximum speed of 10.6 mph (17.1 kph).
What's shaking on Mars? Thanks to the InSight lander scientists now know part of the answer is space rock impacts. The lander's seismometer has 'heard' at least four strikes.
Evidence collected by the Tianwen 1 orbiter and Zhurong rover supports the possible existence of an ancient ocean in the Utopia Planitia region of Mars.
The James Webb Space Telescope excels at capturing images of distant cosmic objects, but the telescope's new Mars images demonstrate it can have an impact much closer to home.
A high-definition Martian camera spotted icy ridges on the Red Planet interlaced with channels, which may show ancient proof of water or lava.