NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory put robots on Mars, but Congressional foot-dragging is forcing the space agency to lay off hundreds of workers.
NASA scans of Mars' Jezero Crater confirm lake sediment layers that could contain evidence of ancient microbial life on the red planet.
Evidence of the process "that leads to life is available on Mars, somewhere. Now, with this discovery, we are closing in on that."
NASA's Perseverence rover has discovered abundant, diverse organic molecules in Mars' Jezero Crater.
The newest results from NASA’s InSight mission suggest that Mars has a fully liquid core, as well as weird anomalies in its mantle.
Due to the discovery "priority should be given to salt-tolerant microbes in future missions searching for extant life on Mars," scientists say.
Despite the "rapid unscheduled disassembly," the first flight of SpaceX's Starship craft—designed to travel to Mars—was a valuable test.
Zhurong might have failed to reactivate as planned due to the Red Planet’s notorious dust storms.
Water-rich opals discovered on the surface of Mars could help resolve the question of whether life has ever existed on the red planet.
"If I can keep talking to my mission team, I will—but I’ll be signing off here soon," NASA said in a tweet from the lander's perspective.
What will power humanity's future Mars bases? The red planet's wind is strong enough to do the job in some locations, a new study says.
NASA's Perseverance rover captured the first audio recording of dust devil on Mars, revealing amazing new insights about these whirlwinds.