NASA’s MAVEN Mars orbiter launches from Cape Canaveral today, and will be analyzing the atmosphere of the red planet to uncover how the planet has changed in the past.
India has launched its first space mission to Mars. The newly launched probe is currently in Earth orbit and will arrive on the red planet in September of next year.
The recent ‘shutdown’ of all none-essential United States government departments and services has left NASA almost completely nonfunctional.
A year ago today NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover successfully landed on the Red Planet, beginning a new chapter in exploration of what some are hoping will one day be home to our descendants.
A Martian mystery may have been solved after energy beams were used to prove that the age of a Martian meteorites is actually 4 billion years younger than previously assumed.
NASAs Curiosity rover has just begun a long journey that will take it across the Martian landscape towards distant mountains.
Ten years ago today, NASA began a 90 day mission with its Opportunity rover, a mission which never ended. Beyond all expectations, the little rover is still going.