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Jul 18, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser.
Jul 17, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface.
Jun 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, SPACE.com
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
May 27, 2014 11:59 AM ET // Joseph Castro, Space.com Contributor
Billions of years ago, Mars suffered from numerous big impacts, and the resulting backwash ultimately scarred the surface of Phobos, one of the Red Planet's two tiny moons.
May 22, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The next NASA robot to touch down on the surface of Mars will soon begin taking shape.
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 20, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
Billionaire Elon Musk said his private spaceflight company SpaceX has made some progress toward establishing a permanent colony on Mars — a longtime goal in the entrepreneur's push to help make humanity a multiplanet species.
Sep 30, 2013 07:04 AM ET
Suppose an astronaut goes to Mars and picks up a scary Martian virus. Then what? Will he be doomed to a quarantined life in space, or is there a plan to handle this real-life horror movie plot? Trace explains what we'll be forced to do.
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