It seems that NASA and experts from the private sector are now in agreement on our Mars aspirations. These officials are now saying that it is within the realm of practical possibility to send a manned mission to Mars sometime in the next two decades.
Big news everyone, the Mars rover may have just accidentally drawn a space penis. Unfortunately, the rover apparently doesn't have the same finesse as the artists that decorate bar restrooms, and it's really not the most regal of interplanetary phalluses.
An organization known as Mars One has been making quite a stir in the scientific community over the past few years. They made headlines in 2010 when they announced their plans to found the first off-planet colony on Mars by 2023.
Scientists have uncovered evidence that Mars' atmosphere used to be much more dense than it is today. Currently, the red planet's atmosphere is extremely sparse, just 1% of the density of Earth's at sea level, but according to new research, that wasn't always true.
After experiencing technical difficulties last week from a memory glitch and a subsequent solar flare, Mars Rover Curiosity is making headlines once again.
NASA is preparing to hold a news conference to discuss the findings of the Curiosity Rover's analysis of Martian rocks, the conference will be live streamed here.
NASA officials have announced they will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, March 12, to discuss the Curiosity rover's analysis of the first sample of rock powder ever collected on Mars.
As the Curiosity rover continues its historic mission on Mars's surface and talks of a manned mission to the red planet circulate among astronomers, a group of researchers have been quietly busying themselves designing a unique robot called a "hedgehog" that will explore the Martian moon Phobos.
A wealthy investors and a space tourist plan to send an older couple on a privately funded mission scheduled for 2018.
Researchers at NASA say the Mars Curiosity rover has successfully placed Martian space rocks into its internal lab for analysis to search for clues of water.
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover set another milestone on Wednesday as images sent by the spacecraft have confirmed it successfully drilled below the red planet's surface and collected rock samples that will now be analyzed by its on-board lab.
The Mars Curiosity rover has drilled into the bedrock of the Red Planet and has made history as the first robot to penetrate beyond the planet's surface, according to a NASA announcement.
NASA's Curiosity Rover captured some intriguing images on Mars recently, with some of the shots showing a mysterious metal-like protrusion emerging from the surface of the Red Planet. The pictures were taken on Jan. 30 using the rover's two MastCam cameras.
New research has revealed that ridges on the surface of Mars may be the fossilized remains of a web of water.
The idea of "Survivor" on Mars may not be as farfetched as it sounds. A nonprofit organization aiming to create a reality TV show around its journey to, and subsequent colonization of the Red Planet has attracted its first investors for the bold $6 billion project, according to Space.com.