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Feb 10, 2016 01:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Get the full Mark Watney experience and immerse yourself in a 'virtual reality' Mars landscape courtesy of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
Feb 1, 2016 01:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sure, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has seen sand before, but this dune is by far the biggest and the six-wheeled rover is making the most of it.
Jan 26, 2016 09:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It may be fighting age-related issues, but Opportunity certainly isn't done with Mars yet.
Jan 25, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
On Jan. 25, NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is celebrating an amazing 12 years on the Red Planet. Here are just a handful of its biggest discoveries to date.
Jan 24, 2016 05:28 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Microbes appear to be dormant in permafrost in a region of Antarctica, which could deal a blow for the search for life in similar regions on Mars.
Jan 14, 2016 01:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Thursday (Jan. 14), the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter is set to pay Phobos a visit in what will be the mission's closest flyby of the Martian moon this year.
Jan 13, 2016 01:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few more potent reminders that Mars used to be a wet world than seeing ancient, dried up river beds etched into the red planet's surface.
Jan 7, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As NASA's Curiosity rover investigates Mars dunes up close, we're beginning to scratch the surface of a larger, sandy mystery.
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