Do You Want To Be An Astronaut? NASA Will Be Taking Applications In MarchHave you ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut? As NASA prepares for a manned launch to the International Space Station this year and with missions to the Moon and Mars on the drawing board, the agency announced Wednesday it will begin taking application for future astronauts.
Poll Suggests Americans Care More About Asteroid Threat Than Mission to MarsAmericans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts and using robots to explore space over sending humans to Mars an AP co-sponsored poll shows.
Mars Lander Picks Up Rumble Believed To Be First Marsquake Ever DetectedNASA's InSight lander has picked up a gentle rumble on Mars, believed to be the first marsquake ever detected.
NASA: Huge Lake Beneath Martian Landscape A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet, scientists reported Wednesday.
Massive Martian Dust Storm Knocks Out Mars RoverA NASA rover on Mars has been knocked out by gigantic dust storm that envelops the planet and blots out the sun.
New Mars Discoveries Advance Case for Red Planet LifeScientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed.
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: Mars Rocket Will Fly 'Short Flights' Next YearElon Musk issued yet another incredibly ambitious timeline.