NASA Chief Charles Bolden told attendees at the Humans to Mars Summit held Tuesday that a manned mission to Mars is necessary for human survival.
Scientists have uncovered evidences that suggest that snow and precipitation may have been a common occurrence in Mars at some point in the past.
Mars once boasted a cushy atmosphere that mostly dissipated roughly 4 billion years ago, a pair of new papers report.
A possible delta where a mighty river may have once flowed into a vast ocean on Mars has been discovered by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has officially hit the 1 kilometer mark (0.62 miles), the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced on Wednesday.
NASA's 2020 Mars rover should look for signs of past life, collect samples for possible future return to Earth and demonstrate technology for future human exploration of the Red Planet, according to a 154-page report prepared by the Mars 2020 Science Definition Team appointed by NASA in January to outline objectives for the upcoming mission.
NASA's Curiosity Rover recently captured an intriguing video as Phobos, the larger of Mars' two moons, rose in the night sky.
Using the Mars rover Curiosity, NASA has produced the first image of Mars larger than one billion pixels, offering armchair explorers a way to examine the Red Planet in greater detail than ever before.
Mars once boasted an atmosphere drenched in oxygen, researchers at Oxford University argue based on a new analysis of Martian meteorites and rocks examined by NASA's rover Spirit.
Temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall not just once but twice a day.
NASA researchers identified what appear to be hunks of frozen carbon dioxide, also known as dry ice, gliding down Martian sand dunes on cushions of gas similar to miniature hovercraft, leaving furrows as they go.
With all this talk of "rats" being found on Mars and plans of settling a human colony on Mars by 2023, one question remains, what will humans eat on the Red Planet? 3-D printed food, of course.
Is there life on Mars? A photo of a rat on Mars was captured by NASA’s curiosity rover in 2012, and is now making the rounds online. The only catch is it’s actually a stone that resembles a rat.
Future missions to Mars will likely expose astronauts to a staggering amount of radiation during the trip which equates to about what a human can handle in a lifetime, NASA scientists said Thursday.