NASA engineers are getting ready for the next Mars solar conjunction that will put two rovers and two Mars orbiting spacecraft beyond reach because all communications between Earth and Mars, with the sun in between, will be blocked for most of the month of April.
A new panorama photo from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was released, showing the towering Mount Sharp which will be climbed by the rover in a few weeks
Mars exploration and especially the search for past and current life on the Red Planet will be further escalated in the coming years. With ancient habitability now all but proven by the epochal results of the Curiosity rover revealed two days ago
Following the announcement by NASA that Mars did indeed have conditions sustainable for life, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum said Thursday they will be awarding the team responsible for the successful landing of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover.
Mars One, the organization with the purpose to establish a human settlement on Mars in 2023, made a concrete step towards that goal by contracting its first aerospace supplier, Paragon Space Development Corporation(R), for a core component needed on the Red Planet.
Mars rover Curiosity provided evidence confirming that Mars could have once supported microbial life, NASA scientists announced in a press conference from Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
Researchers highlighted an ancient network of underground channels on Mars on a 3D map, discovered by using a radar instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a spacecraft that beams back images and other information about Mars.
As the Curiosity rover encountered the first technical issue in its mission on Mars's surface, with the main computer apparently crashed due to a radiation spike that caused corrupt data in the main memory, and the announcement of a manned mission to the red planet, there is another exploration proj...
Mars rover Curiosity has ingested portions of the first samples collected from the inside of a Martian rock.
Mars rover Curiosity has successfully placed two small samples of rock powder into its "compact laboratories" for analysis, rover mission scientists said in a statement on Monday.
As of today there is visible proof that the first ever rock beyond Earth was successfully drilled, and a sample from its interior obtained. The (included) image showing the sample powder, already transferred into an open scoop, was transmitted from Mars by NASA's rover Curiosity today