Mars

Elon Musk Thinks He Can Go Full-On Lex Luthor On Mars – But NASA Thinks The SpaceX CEO Is Losing His Mind

For years Elon Musk has compared Mars to an HGTV project, calling the planet a “fixer-upper” like it’s some kind of rust-colored...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 - 3:51PM

Double Feature In The Sky – Mars At Its Brightest For the Next Two Hundred Years And A Blood Moon Eclipse

Skywatchers are in for a late-night double-feature picture show this weekend. We already cleared up the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 1:31PM

Huge Underground Lake Of Liquid Salt Water Discovered Buried On Mars' South Pole – Here's Everything You Need To Know

A team of astronomers working in Italy has reported a brimming lake of liquid salt water on Mars. The study broke just this morning...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 1:17PM

How 17-Year-Old Alyssa Carson Will Become the Youngest Person Ever To Visit Space - And the First to Step On Mars

The youngest person ever certified for space travel is a 17-year-old girl from Louisiana. Alyssa Carson graduated from the Advanced...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 3:46PM

New Full-Color 3D X-Ray Can See Right Through You

A father and son team of scientists at the Universities of Canterbury and Otago in New Zealand have made history with the first 3D...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 10:17AM

Martian Arachnids? NASA Images Reveal Seasonal Clusters of 'Spiders' at Mars' South Pole

Before you ask: no, this is not the beginning of one of those big bug movies from the 1950s where insects the size of buildings attack...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 16 July 2018 - 11:40AM

NASA Found (And Destroyed) Proof Of Life On Mars In 1976 – How This One Study Unraveled The Threads Of Everything We Know

Imagine coming face-to-face with the Loch Ness monster and managing to take a picture of it, only to accidentally drop your phone...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 11:31AM

How the UAE Space Agency Has Done More in Four Years Than Most Agencies Do in a Lifetime

Today marks the United Arab Emirates Space Agency’s fourth anniversary on the world stage as a competitive player in space and...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 10:58AM

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Says NASA Could Have Gone to Mars in the '60s, But Can't Do it Now

The most basic understanding of what NASA does is daily innovation and research on all things space-related. For outsiders looking...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - 10:39AM

NASA Captures Surreal 'Blue' Sand Dune Discovered Amidst the Red Dust of Mars

The Hubble Telescope has captured some amazing images from space, but the new image from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's HiRISE...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 - 1:15PM

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Photographs a 'Blue Dune' on the Red Planet

Mars is called the Red Planet because it's predominantly red, of course. But that hasn't stopped NASA from taking some blue...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 23 June 2018 - 12:02PM

All the Ways You Can Kill Yourself on Mars: The Most Disastrous Astronaut Simulation Ever

With all our technological cunning, with everything at our disposal, at this point in human evolution, just how wrong could a human...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 June 2018 - 1:44PM

The Entirety of Mars is Now Covered By a Single Massive Dust Storm

A couple weeks ago, NASA grew concerned that their aging Mars rover Opportunity could be in danger, as it lay right in the path of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 6:14PM

New Research Says Aliens Could Have Lived on Ancient Mars

New research into Mars' history may revolutionize our image of the Red Planet, including the ongoing investigation into whether it...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 12:12PM

An Animator Makes a Virtual Tour of Mars Based on Real NASA Data

Until we have an actual drone flying around Mars, our best shots of Martian landscapes come from still photos taken by rovers or...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 7:08PM

Has NASA's Curiosity Rover Found Alien Life on Mars? This Conspiracy Theorist Says Yes

We're not strangers to Secureteam10, the YouTube conspiracy theory channel that dubiously has reported on a crashed UFO near...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 June 2018 - 12:24PM

Mars Will Look Brighter in the Night Sky Than It Has in 15 Years Next Month

Earth's closest neighbor is going to be even closer soon, and this should give stargazers a reason to be excited.During July 2018,...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 4:12PM

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Believes That No Planned NASA or SpaceX Rockets Can Send Humans to Mars

Getting a rover or orbital probe to Mars takes an extraordinary amount of power and top-of-the-line technology from modern space...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 11:58AM

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Photographs an Avalanche Caused By a Meteor Strike

Mars has to deal with a lot of meteor impacts, having somewhere around 635,000 craters dotting the entire planet.And the Mars...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 15 June 2018 - 6:22PM

Giant Dust Storm on Mars Cuts Off Contact Between NASA and the Opportunity Rover

Over the past week, NASA's Opportunity rover has found itself in the middle of an encroaching Martian dust storm that's approximately...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 - 7:29PM