NASA's newest Mars rover, Perseverance, will gather valuable data and deploy a drone helicopter called Ingenuity on the red planet.
The space agencies of the US, Europe, Russia, and China are all launching rovers to Mars next year.
The Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment (ASPIRE) will slow the Mars 2020 rover down from its breakneck pace of 12,000 miles per hour.
It one day could be attached to a drone and used to discover covert uranium enrichment facilities.
Bricolage master Tom Sachs and his team operate a handmade aeronautics program to find new lifeforms, and sometimes grow poppies, in outer space
Members of NASA’s Mars 2020 SuperCam team will soon make the case for recording the sounds of the Red Planet.
This phenomenon, in which the brain recognizes objects in a field of visual noise, is called pareidolia.
Even as something of a Mars fever naysayer, I can say that the sight of dust billowing as the Curiosity lander touches down delivers an eerie, awed chill. The video above, coming courtesy of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, was just released today...