NASA Finds Long-Lost Beagle 2 Mars Lander After More than a Decade

British Mars lander Beagle 2 was lost on Christmas day in 2003, and hasn't been heard from since. Now, new NASA photos from the Mars...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 16 January 2015 - 10:28AM

NASA Teams Up with Nissan on Driverless Cars for Application to Mars Rover Technology

Driverless car technology may be coming to Mars. NASA has just joined forces with Japanese automobile company Nissan to help them...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 10:36AM

The Most Amazing Mars Images from 11 Years of the Opportunity Rover

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover first touched down on the Red Planet on January 25, 2004. In that time it has made a multitude of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 2:41PM

Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence That Microbial Life Once Existed on Mars

The saga of our attempt to find life on Mars has gone on for many years, but there have been several new developments recently....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 January 2015 - 2:19PM

NASA Will Hack Opportunity Mars Rover to Cure 'Amnesia'

Mars rover Opportunity has had a long and fruitful life, as it has been studying the Red Planet for over a decade now. After all those...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 11:46AM

NASA Discovers Evidence of Mars Water Reservoir in Meteorites

There has been plenty of evidence that Mars was once host to liquid water, enough to cause major flooding. But in what NASA calls the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:34AM

NASA Believes Curiosity Rover May Have Discovered Signs of Alien Life on Mars

Data from the Mars Curiosity Rover is leading NASA scientists to believe they may have detected the first ever signs of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 2:09PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence of a Long Lost Lake on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered that a 96-mile-wide crater on the Red Planet was once host to a lake, and further analysis...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 December 2014 - 5:15PM

Canada Needs Your Help to Send a Mini Robotic Beaver to Mars

Canada has the answer to the Mars rover we never knew we needed. Tech company Thoth Technology has started a crowdfunding campaign...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 1:14PM

India's Mars Orbiter Mission Captures Beautiful Image of the Solar System's Biggest Volcano

India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has been broadcasting some truly breathtaking views of our planetary neighbor in recent weeks, but...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 12:25PM

Mars Rovers, Astronomers Photograph Rare Close Encounter Between Mars and Comet Siding Spring

It's more than 4.5 billion years old and it only comes into view roughly once every one million years, so it's safe to say this...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 9:57AM

NASA's Plan for Real-Life Stasis Could Get Us to Mars

Countless sci-fi movies and television shows that take place in deep space depict long-term human hibernation, including the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 2:15PM

Researchers Will Live in Volcanic Dome to Simulate Conditions in Martian Outpost

NASA may plan to send humans to Mars by 2030, but six researchers from Purdue University will embark on a simulated mission to Mars as...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 11:23AM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Spots A Strange Ball On Mars

Is NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover getting swept away with Ryder Cup fever? The $2.5bn rover has just snapped a photo of what appears to...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 12:04PM

India Gets Its Shot At History Tonight As Their Mangalyaan Spacecraft Approaches Mars

For the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the events of the next 24 hours will arguably be the biggest in their 52 year...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:21PM

NASA Spacecraft MAVEN Is Now Orbiting Mars

NASA probe MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) is now orbiting Mars. MAVEN, which successfully entered Mars's atmosphere...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 9:46AM

NASA Announces $20,000 Prize For New Mars Balance Mass Challenge

NASA has announced a new competition that tasks the public with designing devices to help stabilize future NASA spacecraft as they...

Kieran Dickson
Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 3:03PM

Oxford Astrophysicist Predicts We Will Evolve to Live on Mars Within a Century or Two

Mars has long been a primary candidate for sustaining some kind of life, but could humans evolve to withstand its treacherous...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 2:09PM

Opportunity Rover Records Footage of Tracks on Mars

Opportunity has now been living on Mars for a decade, and it recently recorded footage of almost half a mile of its own tracks on the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 2:55PM

NASA Reveals Top Three Designs for Future Mars Homes

Many astronomers believe that Mars is our best bet for space colonization. Although we have not progressed to that point yet, NASA is...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 2:29PM