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Aug 19, 2014 01:20 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
You may never set foot on Mars, but your words and pictures could land there later this year.
Aug 14, 2014 12:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An orbiting Mars camera has spotted the aftermath of a fun event on Mars: A boulder that has rolled down a steep slope -- and ended up resting on its long axis as a standing stone. Continue reading →
Aug 11, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Two Mars-bound spacecraft are both in excellent health ahead of their September arrivals in orbit around the Red Planet, managers for both missions report.
Aug 9, 2014 01:05 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A prototype inflatable braking system to land heavy payloads on Mars aced a debut test flight in June. Continue reading →
Aug 8, 2014 01:05 PM ET
Trace looks at the top theories for how Mars could be terraformed. Just don't expect for there to be a nice new red planet to move to before the next Super Bowl.
Aug 5, 2014 08:20 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Two years ago this week, much of the world held its breath as a rocket-powered sky crane lowered NASA's huge Curiosity rover to the surface of Mars on cables.
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 30, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
At 4pm PT (7pm ET) today, Discovery News and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will team up to bring you the latest news from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory by the scientists and engineers who drive and care for the Curiosity rover. Continue reading →
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