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The life-hunting Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, which launched on July 30, is scheduled to land inside Jezero Crater on the afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021.
Remnants of water once found on the surface of Mars may be hidden in a handful of small lakes below the Red Planet's south pole, and more could exist, according to new research.
NASA powered up its Mars helicopter Ingenuity for the first time on Aug. 7 and tested the little craft's electronics.
Vast lava tubes pock the surface of the moon and Mars, and could protect explorers from the elements. But first someone needs to explore them.
Early Mars may not have been quite the warm, wet paradise scientists have hoped for — not if the valleys scarring its surface work the same way as their counterparts here on Earth do.
NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover entered "safe mode" after a successful launch Thursday (July 30), but should recover, NASA says.
A spacecraft is only as strong as its power source, which is why when NASA was designing its Perseverance Mars rover, the agency turned to radioactive plutonium.
NASA's Mars Perseverance launch, set for Thursday, July 30, will send a new rover to the Red Planet to search for ancient habitable environments and microbial life.
London's Natural History Museum is sending a piece of a Martian meteorite back to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover.
Europe's Trace Gas Orbiter spotted an emerald glow in Mars' wispy atmosphere, marking the first time the phenomenon has been spotted on a world beyond Earth.
There's a light at the end of the tunnel for the first mole to burrow into the surface of Mars, scientists hope.
The Martian surface is a radiation hot zone. But ancient lava tubes might offer explorers safety from the cosmic bombardment
A new virus called SARS-CoV-2 is a coronavirus that has caused an outbreak of a disease called COVID-19. But what does that have to do with Mars?
Space got a couple of shout-outs in President Trump's State of the Union address last night (Feb. 4).
The 2010s saw big advances in Mars exploration, but the new decade may bring even more exciting Red Planet news.