What's it like to stand on the surface of Mars? These photos and videos from the latest generation of Martian rovers give us a robot's eye view of an alien landscape.
How to use Google Mars, Earth and Sky on your computer to access images.
Plans for a manned Mars mission are getting serious, several decades after we sent humans to the moon. What has taken so long? Can it even be done?
My liveblogging of the landing of the Mars Curiosity Rover on August 5, 2012, while watching live footage from NASA/JPL. (And background info so you understand why it matters and why it's cool!)
This article provides a dramatization of a future manned flight to Mars. The story stresses that if humankind wants to land on the planet within years, then it must use a small, fast and relatively cheap spaceship to do...
It is often called the “Fourth Rock from the Sun” and is the last of the solid planets before we encounter the gas giants of Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus. Although we have no evidence either way, there is...
What was it that Arthur C.Clarke saw in the official NASA photos which made him say "I've seen images of Mars which convince me Mars is teeming with life"? Here's the answer.
The two moons of Mars are large rocks that look like lumpy potatoes and their names are Phobos and Deimos.
There is a monolith on the Mars moon known as Phobos. Is it a natural phenomenon, or did somebody put it there? Is Phobos really a moon, or an alien space station in disguise? Could Phobos be a base from which other...
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft will explore the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere, ionosphere and interactions with the sun and solar wind.