A tiny fragment of Martian meteorite 1.3 billion years old was recently discovered, and is helping to make the case for the possibility of life on Mars, according to scientists.
In less than two weeks, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will complete its 10 month trek through space and enter into orbit around the Red Planet.
This September will be a skywatcher's delight as the third supermoon of this year, along with Mars, Saturn, and some of the evening's brightest stars, will be visible in the sky throughout the month.
NASA recently released a photo from their High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter that looks remarkably like a giant strolling across the surface of Mars, complete with massive staggered footprints and an upright silhouette.
NASA has revealed details about the highly anticipated 2020 Mars rover - a rover that may be the last automated space agency craft to explore the Red Planet before humans do... hopefully.
Ancient soil in a crater dating back some 3.7 billion years suggests that Mars was once much warmer and wetter, and possibly harbored microbial life, according to a new study.
The gullies that crisscross the surface of Mars were not carved out by running water, but dry ice, in fact, according to new research.
The United Arab Emirates have announced that they plan to send an unmanned craft to Mars by 2021, marking the birth of a new space program.
The Mars rover Curiosity has just crossed into new territory, driving out of the ellipse that was predetermined to be "safe" terrain for initial landing and exploration in 2012.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is celebrating its Martian year (687 Earth days) anniversary this week while traversing ground once covered with massive ancient glaciers, according to a recent analysis of geological images.
Only a year ago, a young space-travel enthusiast dreamt up getting a time capsule on Mars. Now this idea is a very real project that is gaining significant support and funding.
Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, has recently told the media that he believes humanity could reach Mars in 10-12 years.
Extroverts may be the life of the party here on Earth, but on a manned mission to Mars they are more of a "liability," according to a new study.
NASA, which is scheduled to plummet a flying saucer-like test vehicle towards Hawaii in a bid to assist future human expeditions to Mars, has unveiled a "faster than light," Star Trek-like spaceship that could make interstellar travel a reality.