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Jul 31, 2014 07:36 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Targeted for a 2020 launch, NASA's next Mars rover may look like Curiosity's twin, but it will have a very different suite of instruments aboard. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface.
May 29, 2014 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In our continuing fascination for Mars and its past habitable potential, scientists are now focusing on a possible red planet oasis where liquid water may have been stored underground and heated by a volcano. Continue reading →
May 20, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In experiments on terrestrial methane-producing microorganisms, researchers have found that they can survive Mars-like temperature extremes. Continue reading →
May 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News
As NASA's Mars rover Opportunity continues to explore the red planet over a decade since landing, it continues to return stunning imagery from Meridiani Planum, a plain near the Martian equator.
May 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Joseph Castro, Space.com Contributor
Research suggests that some Earth microbes are hardier than expected. If they hitch a ride on spacecraft, they could colonize other celestial bodies in the solar system.
May 7, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Plant life may touch down on Mars in 2021.
May 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover has drilled into its third Mars rock, exposing pristine material that will help scientists better understand the past habitability of the red planet.
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