NASA released an image of frozen dunes on a terrain on the surface of Mars. According to NASA, MARS is currently experiencing late winter.
The first expandable module in space called BEAM was finally opened for the first time. Astronaut Jeff Williams entered the module on June 6 to take samples and install sensors and equipment for the module's two-year test period in space.
Planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, accompanied by some of their moons, will be visible in the night sky starting June 1. The celestial show is attributed to the proximity of the planets to Earth.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO, announced during the recently concluded Mars Timeline at the Code Conference that they will be able to send humans to Mars in 2024 after their 2018 unmanned mission to the red planet.
The Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos launched his commercial space company called Blue Origins.
SpaceX and its cargo resupply service is now offering to send packages to Mars for $62 million.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter takes photographs of the surface of Mars, and the recent study comparing old and new photos suggest that there is indeed climate change on Mars.
Recent findings by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life Institute (SETI) suggest that there are iron and calcium-rich carbonate deposits underneath the surface of Mars.
NASA and Microsoft developed OnSight a virtual reality walking tour of the surface of Mars using the HoloLens technology.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope managed to capture another stunning photograph of Mars.
Mars opposition will occur starting May 22. During this time, Mars will be closest to Earth and will be bigger and brighter when seen through a telescope.
Lockheed Martin is hoping that NASA will choose their 'Space Base' design which will be developed as the first step in their attempt to land on the red planet.
Stephen Hawking's $100 million deep space exploration nanocraft called Breakthrough Starshot promises to reach Alpha Centauri in a 20-year journey.
College students are presenting their robotics technology in NASA's 7th Annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition, a crowd sourcing campaign to find a robotic mining technology for the journey to Mars.