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Mar 24, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first NASA astronauts to set foot on Mars will aim to establish a research-and-operations base, not a permanently inhabited colony.
Mar 13, 2016 07:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The first mission in a joint European-Russian campaign to look for life on Mars is scheduled for launch on Monday.
Mar 8, 2016 12:15 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
This eerie portrait of Mars' moon Phobos in ultraviolet light was snapped by the NASA orbiter MAVEN as their orbits crossed paths.
Feb 29, 2016 05:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover is tackling some of the toughest terrain the robot has encountered in its twelve years on the Red Planet.
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 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.
Dec 31, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jason Major
In a decidedly wintry-looking scene, frost-filled fractures fills a crater near the north pole of Mars -- as observed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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