Earth’s neighbor will appear brighter and larger during closest approach in 15 years.
Project, which may launch as soon as next year, would be a step toward humans’ return.
WALL-E and EVE — satellites the size of a cereal box — will hitch a ride for their own mission.
NASA’s Mars 2020 team is testing a parachute that will land its rover on the Red Planet.
Scientists are using a desert in Oman to know what to expect on the Red Planet.
On July 21 and 22, the museum will feature a rover designed to explore the Red Planet.
Spacecraft headed 466 million miles farther from Earth to object in Kuiper belt.
Six will stay in structure for 8 months to come close to life on the Red Planet.
Communication is lost as Schiaparelli attempts to land on Red Planet.
Virginia boy wins engineering contest with Martian farm design. A new contest ends soon.
Astronauts will test inflatable unit as possible habitat for moon or Mars
NASA scientist Ellen Stofan is leading efforts to send humans to Mars by the 2030s.
InSight was originally to launch in March, but faulty part caused two-year delay
Leaky seal won’t be fixed in time for scheduled March launch
Mars orbiter captures images of what appear to be liquid water trickling down mountains.
Parachute opened but then immediately collapsed during test over Hawaii.
His Advanced Exploration Systems division develops life-support systems to aid a human trip to Mars.
As one of eight NASA astronaut candidates, she may one day fly to Mars.
White works on the heat shield for Orion, the spacecraft being built to carry humans to Mars.
Spacecraft is expected to take humans to the Red Planet in about 20 years.