Mars

Andy Weir Imagined Neil deGrasse Tyson Looking Over His Shoulder While Writing "The Martian"

The Martian is considered to be one of the most scientifically accurate science fiction books in recent memory, and it wasn't written...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 October 2016 - 5:24PM

Elon Musk's Plan for a Self-Sustaining Colony on Mars in the Next 100 Years

Elon Musk is not looking for Helium-3, like Lunar Industries in Duncan Jones Moon. He's not looking for alien life. According to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 - 1:26PM

Will We Hear Elon Musk’s Plans for Colonizing Mars Next Week?

It’s no secret that Elon Musk, billionaire and founder of SpaceX, wants to colonize Mars. He’s expressed on a number of different...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 23 September 2016 - 8:18PM

Here's When NASA's Going Back to Mars

It's been a long time coming, and now we finally know when NASA is headed back to Mars for a new mission. NASA's InSight lander...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 - 8:06PM

NASA Releases Over 1000 New Images of Mars' Exotic Surface

NASA has just experienced a huge data dump from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the cornucopia of images reveals that...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 - 11:31AM

The Curiosity Rover's 9 Biggest Moments from Four Years on Mars

On August 5, 2012, NASA's Curiosity rover made a historic landing on Mars, and has had three happy and healthy years exploring the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 August 2016 - 4:07PM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Record the Sounds of the Red Planet

When the Mars 2020 rover ventures to the Red Planet in a few years, it will provide us with plenty of scientific intel, as well as...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 August 2016 - 2:28PM

"Marschitects" Are About to 3-D Print Martian City Prototypes

A team of architects and engineers are about to build the first Martian cities--but on Earth. In September, space experts from all...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 - 1:56PM

NASA Says Mars' Gullies Weren't Formed by Flowing Water

Mars' gullies have been a source of endless speculation since they were first discovered in 2000. There's no denying that they look...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 August 2016 - 12:34PM

NASA Discovers the Reason for Curiosity's Sudden Glitch

Over Fourth of July weekend, Curiosity had a sudden error and unexpectedly entered "safe mode." Now, NASA has discovered the reason...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 - 1:38PM

The Curiosity Rover Unexpectedly Goes Into "Safe Mode"

Over Fourth of July weekend, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover went into a precautionary stand-down, for reasons still unknown. The rover...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 July 2016 - 11:28AM

Mars' Moons Might Have Formed from a Massive Asteroid Impact

Mars' moons, Phobos and Deimos, have long been thought to be asteroids captured by the planet's gravitational pull. Now, researchers...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 5:45PM

How Star Trek Is Inspiring NASA's Journey to Mars

Star Trek has predicted and inspired countless modern technologies, notably the cell phone, the tablet, and (possibly) portable...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 03 July 2016 - 11:05AM

Watch: NASA's SLS Rocket Booster Passes Major Milestone in Journey to Mars

NASA's SLS is the most powerful rocket system ever built, and is possibly our best shot at getting to Mars in the next decade or so....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 - 3:28PM

Plants Grown in Mars-Simulated Soil Are Safe to Eat

We've just scienced the sh*t out of this. After a few failed attempts, scientists have officially pulled a Mark Watney and grown...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:35PM

NASA Aims to Predict Dust Storms on Mars

NASA really, really wants to avoid a real-life Mark Watney situation. We haven't even figured out how to land a manned mission on Mars...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 10:05AM

NASA's New Recruitment Posters Want YOU to Go to Mars

NASA has been highly publicizing their Journey to Mars for several years now, and between social media tie-ins and plenty of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - 3:11PM

Watch: NASA's BEAM Module Inflates to Full Size on International Space Station

NASA is one step closer to creating a habitat for humans on the Moon or Mars, as their BEAM module has successfully inflated to its...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 5:25PM

Mars Is Emerging from an Ice Age Into a "Warm Phase"

Earth isn't the only planet currently undergoing climate change. According to a new study, the Red Planet emerged from an ice age...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 3:34PM

Lockheed Martin Unveils Plans to Put Humans in Mars Orbit Within 12 Years

If it was a space race that got humans onto the Moon, it could be that something similar might see humans reach the Red Planet. Mars...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 12:02PM