NASA is currently preparing for their Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) which will provide new knowledge on near-Earth objects such as asteroids.
NASA released their 'roadmap' on how they plan to conquer the red planet. It is divided into three phase, the Earth reliant, Proving ground and Earth Independent category.
The curiosity about Mars increases with the discovery of atomic oxygen in its atmosphere; let's look at some of the facts about the red planet which may interest us.
Nili Fossae Trough is known to be the most colorful region on Mars. Aside from the prominent red color, other colors such as blue and blueish green is found on the region.
SpaceX Founder wants to create a badass version of the spacesuit and to do that, he hired legendary costume designer Jose Fernandez to do the job.
The airborne telescope of NASA called The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy or SOFIA detected a small amount of atomic oxygen on Mars.
The robot arrived at the University of Edinburgh, where The Centre for Robotics will "teach" and improve its skills in preparaiton for its mission to Mars.
It is likely to succeed in its mission to climb Mount Sharp despite visible cracks and damage to its wheels.
NASA recently found minerals hidden under the ice sheets on the surface of Mars which suggests that there were volcanic eruptions beneath the surface billions of years ago.
NASA grants funding to a 'biomining' microorganism which can eat metallic waste in Mars, then excrete them into reusable materials for printing technology in space.
New study suggests that the dark streak in the slope Mars is mostly likely to be caused by sediments being flung through the air due to boiling water.
After a failed Mission to Mars in 2003, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has decided to direct its climate orbiter to observe Earth's other neighboring planet instead.
British astronaut Tim Peake successfully completed an experiment to control a robot rover on earth from the International Space Station. He used a program called Meteron by the European Space Station (ESA) designed to facilitate control of machines remotely from great distances.
Anyone with access to a computer or smart phone can now see up-close videos of Mars through the perspective of NASA's Curiosity rover.
In preparation for NASA's journey to Mars, scientists deployed a group of mice to a space shuttle, "The Atlantis," in order to observe how long-term space living can affect the body. As a result, they found out that the mice showed signs of early liver damage upon their return to earth.