Mars

SpaceX Mars Rocket Will Begin Test Flights as Early as 2019

SpaceX has made its Mars aspirations very clear over the past couple years, and they appear to be on track to meet those aspirations...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 5:55PM

NASA Releases 360 Degree Video Showing a Mars Lander Test

NASA's "InSight" Mars mission is coming up fast, and the space agency hopes to launch an advanced new lander to the Red Planet this...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 08 March 2018 - 8:23PM

'Alien' Boulder Piles on Mars Have NASA Scratching Their Heads

If you're looking for examples of balance and symmetry, look no further than nature. Here on Earth, there are countless examples...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - 11:26AM

Scientist Claims 'Alien Footprint Fossil Discovery' Is Proof of NASA Mars Cover-Up

Remember when NASA discovered evidence of gypsum-like crystals on Mars a couple weeks ago? It was pretty interesting, considering that...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:10AM

Scientists Warn Elon Musk's Tesla May Destroy Life on Mars

We all had a good laugh when Ol' Musky launched his Tesla Roadster into space with a mannequin astronaut named Starman--what classic...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 11:31AM

Life Found in Earth's Driest Desert Hints at How Martian Life May Look

It's something of an understatement to say that Mars wouldn't be a particularly nice place to live.It's hardly surprising that no...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 6:26PM

Mars Odyssey Orbiter Shows Off New Photos of Phobos and Deimos

While there's always talk of eventually visiting Mars — and we might within the next decade, if SpaceX or Boeing actually follow...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 25 February 2018 - 3:30PM

Researchers Simulate a Mars Mission in an Israeli Desert

As we're slowly developing the necessary technology to transport humans to Mars, more and more people around our home planet are...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 18 February 2018 - 4:35PM

NASA's Mars Orbiter Suddenly Switches to Precautionary Standby Mode

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter probe hasn't had an easy time as of late.The MRO has spent the past decade living up to its name, as...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 18 February 2018 - 2:15PM

Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5000 Days on Mars With a New Discovery

When NASA's Opportunity rover first landed on Mars in 2004, it was expected to last around three months before it inevitably broke...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 8:57PM

Presidential Candidate Says He Time Traveled to Mars With Barack Obama in Secret Government Program

Andrew Basiago is a trial lawyer who ran as an independent candidate for US President in 2016. He is also, he claims, a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Curiosity Rover Discovers Clue in 'Rock Stripes' That Mars Has Its Own Water Cycle

As it approaches 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet, the Opportunity has proven once again that wondrous discoveries can lurk...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:28AM

NASA Wants to Send a Piece of Martian Rock Back Home

Earth currently has an extremely limited amount of Martian rocks to study. We've never managed a successful round trip flight to and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 7:26PM

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is Now Selling Mars-Themed Solar Backpacks

As one of the first men to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin is a revered astronaut who's had to keep himself...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 8:43PM

NASA is Teaching Their 'Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter' to Use Star Charts

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is no spring chicken — the space probe first launched all the way back in 2005.And after over...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 6:27PM

Tiny Crystals in Mars Rocks Finally Reveal What Happened to Water on the Red Planet

Despite the superstar status of scientists like Albert Einstein (who upended Newtonian physics from a Swiss patent office) and Richard...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 10:20AM

Oman Mars Desert Simulation Prepares Humans for Colonizing the Red Planet

Right now, in the barren Oman desert, a group of would-be astronauts is roaming around in aluminum space suits, training for what...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 12:03PM

Mars Curiosity Rover Sends Back Photo of Massive Mount Sharp

While NASA prepares their fancy Mars 2020 rover to be launched in... well, 2020, the previous Mars rover is still running extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 02 February 2018 - 7:22PM

Epic Panorama Taken by Curiosity Rover Shows 6 Years of Mars Exploration in 1 Photo

After six years of exploring Mars, Curiosity has only traveled a total of about 11 miles across the Martian surface.   Despite the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 12:34PM

Devastating Dust Storms Stole Mars' Atmosphere and Water, Says New Study

Based on everything we've discovered thus far, Mars isn't exactly an ideal vacation destination.There may not be much danger of rain...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:28AM