NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars
InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.
It Looks Like Someone Was Raking Sand on Mars
New images show eerie ripples on Martian dunes.
These Exoskeletons, Rovers, and Mantis Robots Are the Future of German Robotics
The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence randomly posts 34 crazy new research videos.
Experience Mars Through Curiosity’s Eyes in This Gorgeous New Panorama
That rock detail tho.
Life on Mars Will Have a Harder Time Hiding from NASA’s New Rover
Why the agency is sending a souped-up version of Curiosity to Mars.
Carl Sagan’s Dream of a Martian Microphone May Finally Be Real
Members of NASA’s Mars 2020 SuperCam team will soon make the case for recording the sounds of the Red Planet.
How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team
Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.
Everything You Need to Know About Palikir, the Martian Crater With Flowing Water
NASA says there is likely flowing water on Mars—why haven't we explored it yet?
Why NASA Has 13 Spacecraft Watching a Single Comet This Weekend
Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will pass about 87,000 miles from Mars, and a whole fleet of spacecraft and rovers have been lined up to image it.
Amy Shira Teitel
How Finding Evidence of Water on Mars Is Like Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Case of the Opportunity Rover and the Mysteriously Appearing Martian Rock
Probably not evidence of meddlesome Martian youth, but still.
Amy Shira Teitel
Curiosity's Latest Find: An Ancient Martian Lake 'Well Suited' for Life
Conditions may have been good enough to support "many combinations" of microbes.