Mars

DARPA Experts on Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Search for Alien Life

"We haven't really looked for extraterrestrial life yet."

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 13 September 2015 - 4:10PM

This Amazing Robotic Space Hedgehog Could One Day Explore Martian Moons

Watch this remarkable little space hedgehog as it tumbles around through simulated zero-g environments.

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 11 September 2015 - 12:17PM

Elon Musk Wants to Nuke Mars, Stephen Colbert Calls Him a 'Supervillain'

Nuclear weapons are the "fast way" to warm up Mars.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 1:47PM

ISS Astronauts Read The Martian, Want to See the Movie on Opening Night

The Martian is 100% Astronaut approved.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 - 4:33PM

Watch as the Mission to Mars Goes South in the First Clip from The Martian

The Martian is one of the most anticipated movies of the year in any genre, and although we've seen footage from the film in multiple...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 - 1:08PM

Yet Another Scientist Calls Mars One Mission 'Unfeasible' and 'Unsustainable'

MIT researcher Sydney Do claims the mission's cost would be astronomical.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 September 2015 - 11:20AM

A Year in Isolation - Researchers Start Mock Mars Mission to Study Psychological Effects of Space Travel

Last week, six members of a NASA team began their year-long isolation experiment, the longest experiment of its kind. Living inside a...

Alexandra Grunberg
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 - 10:49AM

Buzz Aldrin Forms a Space Institute to Promote Settlement on Mars

"Get your ass to Mars!"

Janey Tracey
Friday, 28 August 2015 - 11:12AM

Astrobiologist Thinks Mars Colonies Should Declare Their Independence from Earth

The world is fascinated by the idea of establishing bonafide colonies on Mars, and there is a chance it could happen one day...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 3:22PM

Facebook is Lying to You - Mars Will Not be as Big as the Moon Tomorrow

No, Mars will not be as big as the moon this month. Not now, not ever.

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 11:30AM

Could We Ever Actually Live on Mars?

We're all obsessed with the idea of going to Mars, but will it ever be possible to live there?

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 24 August 2015 - 5:58PM

NASA Wants You to Send Your Name to Mars

67,000 people have signed up in the first 24 hours.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 August 2015 - 2:36PM

NASA Wants Us to Eat Our Own Recycled Feces on Mars

NASA is ramping up their efforts to send the first manned mission to Mars, but it's no walk in the park getting there. In addition to...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 1:45PM

NASA Reveals Nine Real-Life Space Technologies in The Martian

The Martian has been hailed as one of the most scientifically accurate sci-fi novels in recent memory, and the film adaptation looks...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 11:34AM

Space Advocates Hope to Use The Martian Movie to Encourage Political Support for Future Mars Missions

Can Ridley Scott's The Martian really encourage the Government to increase spending on planetary sciences?

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 5:49PM

India's Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Returns Stunning Images of Red Planet's Rocky Surface

These images are made all the more remarkable when you consider the Mangalyaan mission only cost $67 million!

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 14 August 2015 - 5:38PM

Watch NASA Test the SLS Rocket Engine that Could Take Us to Mars

The deep space shuttle engine will be tested at 4:30 pm ET.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 13 August 2015 - 1:42PM

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Snaps Brilliant Selfie as Part of its Anniversary Celebrations

Curiosity keeps up its strong selfie game as it celebrates 3 years on Mars.

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 2:44PM

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

Curiosity celebrates three trailblazing years on the Red Planet on August 6.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 - 2:53PM

NASA Engineer Talks Futuristic Spacesuit that Will Protect Astronauts on Mars

NASA has spent years developing the state-of-the-art, more flexible, more supportive Z-2 spacesuit, which is designed to withstand...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 July 2015 - 4:03PM