NASA's New Mars Lander Takes 1st Selfie, Scopes Out Workspace

NASA's InSight lander has snapped its first selfie on the Red Planet and photographed the patch of Martian ground that will serve as the mission's primary workspace.

Studies show some types of life can survive conditions found on Mars

Two new studies by University of Arkansas researchers bolster the case for some types of life being able to survive the harsh conditions found on Mars.

PHOTOS of Alleged Bio-Traces on Mars and Moon Questioned by Redditters

A number of intriguing pictures have resurfaced; many of them appear to be long-sought proof of life that perhaps existed at some point of time on Mars and the moon. However, some of them have already been dismissed by sceptics as fake.

Three facts about landing on Mars

A Nasa flight analyst explains three things you need to know about going to Mars.

Making Life Multiplanetary

On September 29th at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, SpaceX CEO and Lead Designer Elon Musk provided an update to his ...

5 Mysterious Things In Mars Caught On Camera By Nasa!

5 Mysterious Creatures In Mars Caught On Tape By Nasa! Description: If you thought planet Earth was the only place where life existed, then you are quite mis...

Is It Okay to Touch Mars?

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Mars 101

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has been a source of intrigue throughout human history. Recent NASA exploratory expeditions revealed some of the planet's biggest mysteries. This video explains what makes Mars so different from Earth and what would happen if humans lived there.

NASA’s Next Mars Rover Is Going to Be Seriously Badass

Should all go according to plan, NASA will launch its next Martian rover in July 2020. The robotic probe is still under construction, but early signs are that the next-gen rover will be equipped with an impressive assortment of high-tech gadgets.

mars city design winners propose interlinked domed tree habitats

winning the mars city design competition 2017, MIT's 'redwood forest' concept proposes domes of luscious habitats that connect through underground tunnels.

The Engine That Could Take Humans to Mars Broke Records in a Recent Test

The X3 Hall-effect engine, a potential Mars mission thruster, just broke records for force, operating current, and power level in a recent test.