Yearlong Mars Simulation On Slopes Of Hawaii Volcano Nears EndSix scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near-isolation in a Mars simulation on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano.
Mountain View Company Gets Go-Ahead To Land On The MoonIt been over 40 years since NASA last landed on the moon, but a Mountain View-based start-up is set to bring lunar exploration into the 21st century.
NASA Recruits Adventurous Kids For Mission To MarsNASA has published recruiting posters that encourage young people to think about colonizing Mars.
Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 Years, Apple Cars By 2020SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Mars Makes Closest Encounter With Earth In 11 YearsGet out your telescopes. There's a close encounter on Monday.
Mars, Other 'Naked Eye' Planets Making Close Approach To EarthStargazers will get a treat for the rest of this month as Mars making its closest approach to Earth on May 30th.
NASA Plane Detects Oxygen On MarsA new discovery breathes more life into the case for humans inhabiting Mars. NASA researchers have found oxygen on the Red Planet.
Billionaire Elon Musk Announces SpaceX Mars Mission By 2018Billionaire Elon Musk announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.
NASA Actively Working To Get More Women Interested In Space Exploration, Trip To MarsNASA is actively working to get more women interested in space exploration and going to Mars.
Record Number Of Wannabe Astronauts Apply For Mars FlightA NASA campaign to recruit potential astronauts for a flight to Mars may have worked too well.
NASA Accepting Applications For AstronautsNASA is looking for its next class of astronauts.
Mars Will Be A Ringed Planet Once Gravity Shreds Its Crumbling MoonMars is on track to become the fifth planet in our solar system to have a ring on it when gravity shreds its crumbling moon.

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