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Humans may need to genetically engineer themselves to withstand the harsh and unpredictable environments encountered during long-term space travel, one researcher says.
This eerie portrait of Mars' moon Phobos in ultraviolet light was snapped by the NASA orbiter MAVEN as their orbits crossed paths.
The car-size Curiosity rover was hard at work investigating Namib Dune — part of a larger complex of shifting dark Martian sand called Bagnold Dunes — when it captured the photo on Jan. 19.
Mars may one day have rings like Saturn's, if the Red Planet manages to completely crush its innermost moon, Phobos.
A sudden spurt of liquid water on Mars could potentially create deep lakes today, new research suggests.
Growing food on Mars would require tweaking the thin soil and optimizing plants for microgravity and maximum nutritional density, one expert says.
The dusty-red sphere now called Mars has fascinated stargazers since the dawn of humanity, but Earthlings' view of the planet has changed drastically over the years.
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