About the time that life was taking hold on Earth, Mars not only had the ingredients for life as well, but long-lived lakes that could support it, new research from NASA’s Curiosity rover team shows.
The discovery of seasonal water flows on the surface of Mars could galvanize both the search for indigenous life as well plans for future human settlements, but don’t pack your bags quite yet.
We've seen rats, yetis, faces, even elephants on Mars, but this new image captured by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is one of the most fascinating views of a rock formation on the Martian surface yet.
Curiosity arrived at its ultimate science target an Earth year ago (Sept. 11) when it reached Mount Sharp on Mars. Here are some highlights of its journey since then.
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
A NASA spacecraft will launch in March with a plan to probe the planet's interior and measure any 'marsquakes' that occur. Continue reading →
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has now been trundling across the Red Planet for three very productive and eventful years.
Scientists are meeting this week to discuss landing sites for NASA’s next Mars rover, that will look for past life and stash rocky samples for Earth-return. These are some of the landing sites under consideration.
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