Tucked in the belly of NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is a golden box that, if all goes well, will turn some of the Red Planet's thin, carbon-dioxide-rich atmosphere into sweet, sweet oxygen.
NASA's Mars rover Perseverance is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021. The new rover will search for signs of habitable environments on Mars and evidence of past microbial life. It will also cache samples of the Red Planet to return to Earth for a future Mars sample-return mission. See the latest news about NASA's Perseverance Mars rover here!
Krispy Kreme’s Mars Doughnut, available on Thursday (Feb. 18) only, is filled with chocolate creme and dipped in caramel icing that's been dyed to look like the Red Planet.
The U.S. Postal Service plans to mark the landing of NASA's next spacecraft on Mars, if indeed the Perseverance rover makes it down to the surface of the Red Planet.
NASA's next Mars rover is slated to touch down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18, 2021 in a crucial "seven minutes of terror" sequence that requires a careful and precise entry, descent and landing.
Perseverance will attempt to land inside Mars’ Jezero Crater on Feb. 18. A new video shows how the spacecraft’s harrowing entry, descent and landing will work.
NASA's Mars rover Perseverance will make a harrowing landing on the Red Planet Thursday (Feb. 18) and you'll be able to watch the historic event live online.
Three new spacecraft are due to arrive at Mars this month, ending their seven-month journey through space.
NASA's next Mars rover is about to touch down! See Space.com's complete coverage of the Feb. 18 landing of the Mars 2020 rover Perseverance.
What we’re looking for is evidence of past life, either direct chemical or organic signs in the composition and the chemistry of rocks, or textural evidence in the rock record.
NASA has a very special Valentine's Day delivery en route to the Red Planet — one that could deliver gifts to us in person, in a few years.
NASA's flagship Mars rover Perseverance is one week away from landing on the Red Planet and a new video shows how it works.
It's a busy February for Mars, with three probes from three separate space agencies arriving at the red planet over the course of just nine days. Here's why.
NASA's "Mission to Mars" challenge offers guided educational activities for students to celebrate the upcoming landing of the agency's Perseverance rover on the Red Planet.
The car-size Perseverance rover, which launched on July 30 of last year, is scheduled to land inside the 28-mile-wide (45 kilometers) Jezero Crater on Feb. 18.
NASA's six-wheeled Mars rover Perseverancer, which remains on track to touch down on Mars on Feb. 18, has been reproduced by Mattel as a Hot Wheels toy.