Sarah Al-Amiri, who chairs the United Arab Emirates Space Agency, describes what the nation’s first Mars probe will do once it reaches the red planet next year.
Fireproof trousers, Mars-proof jackets and clothes made out of copper: here's what we might be wearing in the decades to come.
The small rogue planet—a free-roaming rock without a star to orbit—was only detectable for 42 minutes as it briefly zoomed in front of a star.
Martian craters appear "concentrated in certain areas and we know that physically there is no reason for that,” said a JPL researcher. An AI tool may help figure out why.
The new research lends credence to the idea of briny lakes existing under the Martian surface and is an important development in the search for Martian life, if it exists.
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft observed Mars' ultraviolet glow pulsing exactly three times each night, and only in the Spring and Fall.
NASA's newest Mars rover, Perseverance, will gather valuable data and deploy a drone helicopter called Ingenuity on the red planet.
Tianwen-1, a spacecraft carrying an orbiter, lander, and rover, will reach Mars in February 2021 alongside Mars missions from NASA and the United Arab Emirates.
State media footage showed the rocket launching from Hainan island.
Once it’s completed its seven-month journey to the Red Planet, the orbiter will collect information on the Martian atmosphere and climate.
NASA wants to explore Mars, but a new agency directive shows that avoiding “extraterrestrial life and bioactive molecules” hitching a ride back to Earth is a top priority.