Mars

UAE Growing Strawberries and Date Palms on Mars to Seed Colonization

The UAE won't just land on Mars by 2021--it's going to turn the Red Planet green. The United Arab Emirates has Mars on its mind, and...

Ian S.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 1:14PM

Crashed UFO Spotted on Mars

A crashed UFO has been spotted on the surface of Mars, sending researchers into a frenzy to explain the strange phenomenon.Of course,...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 11:08AM

NASA Wants to Transform Mars Back Into a Green Planet

Mars might be known as the Red Planet, but it doesn't have to be that way. One NASA scientist believes we can make Mars green again in...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 2:11PM

NASA Just Found the Key Energy Source to Power Mars Colonies

The days of us relying on solar power and rocket fuel for colonizing Mars are numbered. NASA has found a better way. With plans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:40AM

The Secret to Colonizing Mars Is Old Technology

NASA has found the secret to the future of space exploration hiding in our past. Technology the government abandoned in 1972 may be...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 12:26PM

We Have Proof Life Survives on Mars for Millions of Years

This could transform the search for extraterrestrial life in space: scientists have proved life can survive for millions of years on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:12AM

NASA Hopes to Launch a Rocket to Mars in 2019 Despite Safety Warnings

NASA is gearing up for the launch of an important mission to Mars, involving the unmanned but highly advanced Space Launch System...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 7:50PM

MIT's Revolutionary Design for Life on Mars

Mars might be one of the most inhospitable planets for humans, but it doesn't have to be. As a team from MIT just proved, life on...

Ian S.
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 3:34PM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Be Equipped With Several Powerful 'Eyes'

Despite all the love that NASA's Curiosity rover has gotten since its deployment, a newer model will be touching down on Mars in...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 05 November 2017 - 6:34PM

Explore Mars With NASA's New VR Experience

Visiting Mars without leaving your living room sounds like something Elon Musk might've dreamt up in college, but thanks to NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 11:03AM

NASA Can Fix the Curiosity Rover's Broken Drill On Mars

Don't you just hate it when your expensive piece of electronic equipment breaks and it's not covered by a warranty? It could be worse...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 7:22PM

NASA's New Ion Thruster Breaks Testing Records Paving the Way to Mars

Exploring Mars just got a whole lot easier.   One does not simply fly to Mars using borrowed tech from other space missions. Before...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 11:28AM

Mars' Electric Moon May Spell Havoc for Future Missions

Mars has never been an easy destination, and exploring the Red Planet may be even harder than previously thought, according to a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 10:49AM

Here's How Elon Musk Will Build the "Transcontinental Railway" to Mars

We know Elon Musk really wants to put people on Mars — it turns out he wants them to be comfortable too. In addition to existing...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 16 October 2017 - 10:10AM

Scientists Find Ancient Seafloor on Mars Which Could Have Sustained Life

When popular culture examines what life might be like on Mars, one consistent theme comes up: big-headed, bug-eyed grey aliens...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 8:54PM

Martian Volcanoes Grow 1000 Times Slower Than Their Earth Counterparts

One of the more comforting facts about volcanoes on Earth is that they don't exactly spring up overnight.The process of volcanic...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 8:04PM

Elon Musk Plans to Launch a Mission to Mars in Just Five Years' Time

Earlier this week, Elon Musk made a lot of noise about having a big announcement on the horizon that he was particularly pleased to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 8:44PM

Lockheed Martin Unveils 'Mars Base Camp' Spacecraft for Future Missions

There are a lot of missions to Mars currently in the works, but not all prioritize comfort for travelers.The 68th International...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 7:34PM

The UAE is Building a Simulated Mars City to Prepare Future Colonists

Despite The Martian showing us all just how crummy life on Mars would actually be, plenty of people around the world still have a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 7:44PM

Six Scientists Emerge From an Isolation Dome After an Eight-Month Mars Simulation

One of the next stamps on humanity's galactic passport is Mars, but before we can get an astronaut there, we have to make sure they're...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 11:22AM