The internet erupted after a photograph from the Mars Curiosity rover appeared to show an "alien door," experts are pretty sure it's just a natural feature.
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Scientists detected an enormous new type of aurora stretching halfway across the Martian atmosphere.
The Mars helicopter Ingenuity has snapped eerily desolate photographs of the spent parachute and backshell that conveyed it to the Red Planet.
NASA recently released an image of Mars' Airy-0 crater, which bears a remarkable resemblance to a human fingerprint and marks the Red Planet's prime meridian (zero degrees longitude).
A new image taken by the Curiosity rover reveals a tiny, flower-like mineral deposit less than half an inch wide on the Martian surface.
A Mars probe has snapped a peculiar image of the Red Planet's surface that looks like a giant tree stump, rings and all.
The Perseverance Mars rover is awaiting orders after its sampling apparatus became clogged by pebble-size debris.
The European Space Agency's Mars Express collected data from China's Zhurong Mars rover and successfully sent it to Earth following a series of experimental communications tests.
Researchers warn that there are dozens of potential false biosignatures on Mars that could hinder the search for alien life.
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover has emerged from its first "solar conjunction" blackout and gotten back to work on the Red Planet.
In the short time since NASA's Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021, it's already made history.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied the little Perseverance Rover chugging around Jezero Crater in a striking new image.
An increasing number of researchers are blueprinting low-cost and novel ways to further explore the Red Planet.
Following a botched first attempt, NASA's Mars Perseverance rover successfully collected a pencil-thin Martian rock core sample.
The largest piece of Martian rock on Earth, weighing around 32 pounds, has gone on display for the first time, at a museum in Maine.
Martian 'blueberry' stones may hold evidence of the planet's watery past, a new study of similar minerals on Earth suggests.
NASA's Perseverance rover's first sample collection didn't go as planned due to trouble with a "unique" and unexpectedly powdery Mars rock.