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Apr 5, 2016 01:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust devils are a common feature on the Martian surface, but seeing one of these extraterrestrial whirlwinds in action through the eyes of a Mars rover is a special joy.
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 16, 2016 12:26 PM ET
Visiting Mars is going to be a multi-year trip, but what if we told you a ship could get to the Red Planet in the space of a holiday weekend? DNews looks at a proposal to do just that, with propulsion courtesy of photons.
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.
Mar 7, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The grounded Mars lander was supposed to have launched by now -- will it be re-scheduled for 2018? NASA is mulling it over.
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.
Feb 22, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Later this summer, you'll be able to stroll on the Red Planet virtually.
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