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NASA is looking to hire a planetary protection officer, a person who will lead the agency's efforts to keep its spacecraft from contaminating worlds with life-forms that don't belong there.
Students searching for a Mars-like landscape in a Canadian park took an unexpected detour into paleontology.
Instead of just sending humans on a one-shot mission to look for life on the surface, a new paper envisions a future outpost on Titan that could generate power for years.
In case you were wondering, there's no evidence that Mars hosted an alien civilization thousands of years ago, or at any time, for that matter.
The first printing segment of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is now complete, and the U.S. space agency has awarded $100,000 to the winning two teams.
Astrobiologists ponder sending gene sequencers, weather stations, drilling rigs and more to the Red Planet
A new plan for the "terraformation" of Mars has been scripted by a research team – a blueprint for the red planet to terraform a site on Mars in 2036.
A new method could mix dust from the moon or Mars with a series of solvents to create flexible, tough 3D-printed tools.
New research suggests that active volcanoes on the Red Planet could have created an environment habitable to ancient microbes.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is willing to fly to Mars with SpaceX, as long as company founder and CEO Elon Musk meets a few key conditions.
Around the same time that the dinosaurs became extinct on Earth, a volcano on Mars went dormant, NASA researchers have learned.
Two large dust storms in two weeks, each spanning an area larger than the United States, have researchers pondering the atmospheric dynamics on Mars.
Training in Antarctica or on the International Space Station won't provide adequate preparation for human settlement on Mars, according to new research.
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