Mars Exploration News
Updates from the red planet
Since landing on Mars in 2012, NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed fascinating details about the planet.
Aug. 6, 2012: Touchdown on the red planet
A one time visitor from earth is wrapping up his first full day on Mars that spectacular landing for NASA rover early this morning was a triumph for NASA. And also for dozens of American companies that helped build it. Tonight ABC's claims and Al has the story of the missions hidden heroes has made
Schiaparelli Probe Likely Crash-Landed on Mars , Photos Show
The Schiaparelli probe that was supposed to land on Mars Wednesday may have exploded prior to reaching the planet's surface, the European Space Agency said today. Photos taken by NASA 's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal two new black spots on the surface of the red planet near the designated
ExoMars Module Signal Lost Before Landing on Mars
A Mars mission launched by the European and Russian space agencies successfully entered the red planet's orbit today, but scientists have lost the signal from a probe that was scheduled to land on the surface. ExoMars, a joint mission between the European Space Agency and Roscosmos, the Russian
Instagram Calls the Rio Olympic Games the Most Social in History
According to the site, the most talked about moment was sprinter Usain Bolt's win in the 100.
New App Could Help Track Sharks
The "GMA" team and insiders analyze some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
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 Photo
The Mars Opportunity rover snapped a photo of the dusty vortex while exploring the crater Endeavour.
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,