After Smooth Launch 'Atlas V' Begins 300 Million Mile Journey To MarsNASA's newest Mars explorer has busted out of Earth orbit and is zooming toward the red planet.
Mars Space Probe Launched From VandenbergA robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.
Countdown Continues Toward Mars Probe's Vandenberg Launch Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet's temperature.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Elon Musk On First Mars Explorers: 'Good Chance You'll Die'While the tech mogul says humans must branch out into space, Musk admits the planet's first travelers to Mars may not make it back alive.
Elon Musk: Mars Rocket Will Fly 'Short Flights' Next YearElon Musk issued yet another incredibly ambitious timeline.
Space Sports Car Now Flying Toward Asteroid Belt Beyond MarsSpaceX chief Elon Musk confirmed the new, more distant route for his rocketing Tesla Roadster, which was launched aboard the company’s Falcon Heavy from Florida.
Trump Backs NASA's Plan To Return To MoonPresident Donald Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon.
SpaceX's Elon Musk Elaborates On Plan To Colonize MarsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars.
Experimental Mars Probe Crashes During Landing, May Have ExplodedEurope's experimental Mars probe hit the right spot - but at the wrong speed - and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface, scientists said Friday.
Experimental Mars Probe Attempts Landing; Fate UnknownA senior European Space Agency official says that the signal from the experimental Schiaparelli probe cut off before its landing on Mars, which he says isn't a good sign.
Obama Pushes For Sending Humans To Mars By 2030sPresident Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his six-year-old call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, a mission NASA has been slowly and quietly trudging away at.