While the media’s attention has been focused on the new Mars rover Curiosity, the older Opportunity has been quietly plugging away since January 2004 - that is, until now.
While China’s government may not be focused on the developing cross-national race to Mars, the phenomenon seems to have caught the attention of its people with nearly 600 Chinese submitting their application to Mars One within the first week.
Using ratios of the element argon, scientists believe they have finally confirmed that Mars once has an atmosphere that has gradually been slipping away.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have identified perchlorate in a sand patch within the Gale Crater. Perchlorates are a known energy source for some types of Earth-dwelling microbes.
One man believes space colonization is just around the corner.
Despite several technical failures, Curiosity continues to find more evidence of water on Mars.
Mars Curiosity rover, the car-size rover currently on a mission in Mars, is being powered off temporarily as a security measure, NASA said Wednesday, after the sun unleashed a blast headed towards the red planet.
NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover hit a snag late last week, when a memory glitch forced it into a "safe mode" while NASA prepared a backup and diagnosed the trouble, but now Rover successfully come out of safe mode, according to a report.
Curiosity has ingested portions of the first sample of gray rock powder collected from the interior of a Martian rock.
For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has drilled into a flat, veiny rock and collected a sample from its interior.
For the first time, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has used its drill system to hammer into a flat rock with pale veins.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken the first night images of a rock, using the camera on its robotic arm.
New images of the McLaughlin Crater on Mars provide evidence of a wet underground environment on the red planet
A team of scientists from the European Space Agency has discovered a river-like structure on the Martian surface.