The detection of hydrated salts within Mars’ intriguing, seasonally appearing dark streaks aren’t necessarily proof of liquid water, according to a new study.
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If your death-from-above musings focus solely on asteroids, you need to broaden your mind. Comets pose a serious risk as well, researchers say.
Behold! The European Space Agency's new Mars orbiter just sent back its first high-resolution images of the Red Planet, and the view is amazing.
A giant deposit of buried ice on Mars contains about as much water as Lake Superior does here on Earth, a new study reports.
Here's a look at some of the most pressing space issues that President-elect Trump may face, from the direction of NASA's human-spaceflight program to the regulation of asteroid mining.
Last week, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity stumbled upon a dark grey, golf ball-sized object that looks nothing like the typical red-orange rocks typically seen on Mars.
Europe's ExoMars lander apparently crashed on the Red Planet, and an orbiting NASA spacecraft has spotted its grave, European Space Agency (ESA) officials said.
The European Space Agency lost contact with its ExoMars Schiaparelli lander less than a minute before it was supposed to land on Mars, scientists say.
A European spacecraft destined to land on Mars detached from its mothership on Sunday (Oct. 16), setting the stage for a daring descent to the Red Planet's surface later this week.
Obama recently stated a goal to have humans reach Mars by the 2030s, which is feasible given the current state of technology, experts said.
Simulated "Martian gardens" are helping NASA scientists learn which plants astronauts will be able to grow in future missions to the Red Planet.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken a gorgeous selfie that shows the rugged, mountainous landscape the six-wheeled robot will be exploring during its newly begun extended mission.