What’s Going On With The Opportunity Rover Post Martian Dust Storm?

Engineers back on Earth are hailing the hardy Martian rover. So far,…

Opportunity Rover Will Try To Wake Up After A Nearly Three Month Dust Storm Nap

On May 30, NASA first detected the swirling dust storm that would…

Curiosity Rover Stays Busy as Dust Storm Rages on Mars, Snaps Selfie

A Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator means NASA’s Curiosity rover always stays busy, dust…

NASA’s Hardy Opportunity Rover Has Made It Through a Martian Dust Storm Before

NASA’s Opportunity Rover wasn’t even designed to make it through a dust…

A Tiny Satellite Headed to Mars Looks Back at Earth

A few days after launching from the California coast, a satellite about…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover is On Its Way Back to Drilling on Mars

In December 2016, a critical part of Curiosity’s drill stopped working. Two…

Mars’ Moon Phobos is Moving in a Hurry in Fresh Hubble Images

The tiny moon Phobos wasn’t the target for the Hubble Space Telescope.…

Mars’ Soil is Another Strike Against Life as We Know It

Mars is a barren, cold wasteland. But, it’s also the closest planet…

A Spectacular Look at the Curiosity Rover From Space

You see that tiny blue dot sticking out amidst sand and rock…

Wind-Swept Sands on Mars Give a Splash of Darkness Across the Red Landscape

Mars isn’t just red. Some parts are much darker. NASA highlights one…

What if NASA’s Opportunity Rover Had An Army of Rovers – Meet PUFFER

A controller operating the Opportunity rover sees an intriguing rock formation. But…

Mars Dust Storms Still Surprise

From small dust devils to regional dust storms to massive global storms…

Could Mark Watney Really Grow Potatoes on Mars?

He science’d the shit out of it in The Martian, and it…

Roaming Mars – Where the Mars 2020 Rover Might Work

Where should NASA land the Mars 2020 rover? That was a question…

A Meteorite in Algeria Suggests a 2 Billion Year Long Eruption on Mars

You don’t need boots on the ground on Mars to learn about…

Donald Trump’s Mars Mission Would Be Big League And Draw a Crowd

Between the dystopian landscape he painted of America during his inaugural address,…

The Habitat in Hawaii Preparing Us for a Trip to Mars

Getting a person on Mars will be one of the hardest feats…

Mars’ Curiosity Chews First Hole. Plus, Mystery Ball Spotted

Drill baby, drill. NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has drilled its first hole…

First Look at Mars. India’s Spacecraft Sends Back Incredible Image

Costing less than the production of the movie, Gravity, India’s spacecraft Mangalyann…

Mars Preps for Close Encounter. Comet Siding Spring Will Slide By on Sunday

On Sunday, Mars will have a visitor. At its closest point, Siding…

Comet Siding Spring Soars Past Mars. NASA Orbiters Good to Go

Comet Siding Spring’s encounter with Mars has been dubbed a “once-in-a-lifetime” event…

Going to Mars via Hawaii. Simulated Mars Mission Underway

Reaching Mars has plenty of challenges. One that can be overlooked sometimes…

Sliding By. Comet Siding Spring’s Impact on Mars’ Atmosphere

NASA officials have chewed through the latest data from two NASA spacecraft…

Water and Mars. Mount Sharp May Hold Answers

Mount Sharp rises three miles above the Martian surface thanks to millions…