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.
Crazy? Leonardo DiCaprio Tells Obama He Signed Up For SpaceX Mars VoyagePresident Obama wasn't sure if Leonardo DiCaprio was acting or just plain crazy when he said he's got dibs on the first manned space voyage to Mars.
SpaceX's Musk Plans To Build A San Jose On MarsIf SpaceX founder Elon Musk's plan to establish a city the size of San Jose on Mars sounds like science fiction, then consider the name of his first passenger ship.
Elon Musk Outlines Plan For City On MarsSpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars within a century, “Battlestar Galactica” style.
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.