Mars Exploration News
Sanders Criticizes Clinton for Big Ticket Fundraising
The Democratic candidate for president talks about the New York primary, fight to raise the minimum wage, and more on "This Week."
Mars Dust Devil Photobombs NASA Rover's Photo of Its Tracks
This may be one of the coolest photos NASA 's Mars Opportunity rover has ever sent back to Earth. Perched on a high ridge, Opportunity snapped a stunning photo showing a dust devil whirling in the distance. The rover's tracks are visible from its climb up a steep ridge. Twisting through the valley
ExoMars Mars Mission Phones Home After Launch
Next stop: Mars. The ExoMars orbiter phoned home last night after it launched on the back of a Russian Proton-M rocket and confirmed all of its systems are in good health for the seven month journey to the Red Planet. "It’s been a long journey getting the first ExoMars mission to the launch pad,
NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Longevity Milestone With Assist From the Sun
The little rover that could just keeps chugging along on Mars . Opportunity, the solar-powered Mars rover that has exceeded its planned three-month life span, celebrated its 12th birthday this week as NASA gave a positive update on its status. In a blog post, NASA said the golf cart-sized
NASA Reveals Traces of Water Found on Mars
The findings raise the possibility that there could be life or even microbes living inside the Red Planet.
'Mars Mystery Solved': NASA to Announce 'Major' News
The red planet has space fans red hot with anticipation. NASA said it will announce Monday that a Mars mystery has been "solved," but did not say what the mystery was, only that it "detail a major science finding." Mars is a mysterious world, tune in to NASA TV on 9/28 as we announce a major
NASA Prepared to Announce Mars Finding
The federal space agency let space fans know it will be announcing a discovery made about the red planet.
Mars Rover Shows Blue Sunset on the Red Planet
Sunset on Mars looks drastically different than the warm colors seen on Earth. NASA 's Mars Curiosity rover sent back a stunning image of a deep blue sunset on the Red Planet as it faded into the Martian horizon. "The colors come from the fact that the very fine dust is the right size so that blue
NASA Shows Off Mars Flying Saucer Technology
A flying saucer could one day help a manned mission to Mars make a gentle landing on the surface of the Red Planet . NASA showed off its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator today during a live broadcast from its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Weighing in at 7,000 pounds and
Mars Rover Curiosity Snaps a Selfie on the Red Planet
NASA 's Curiosity Mars Rover has snapped a selfie on the red planet showing off the terrain where it has been working for the past five months. Dozens of images taken from the rover's robotic arm were woven together to create the selfie, which shows off the Pahrump Hills site where Curiosity has